About Gremlin

We’ve lived and breathed incidents, on-call, and Chaos Engineering for a decade. We’ve served as ‘Call Leaders’ at Amazon and Netflix, responsible for fixing global outages. We’ve built Gremlin to help companies harden and prepare services for internet scale.

Meet the founders.

Together, Kolton and Matt have solved some of the biggest challenges facing reliability teams at category-defining technology companies.

Kolton Andrus

Co-founder & CEO

Kolton is co-founder and CEO of Gremlin. Previously he was a Chaos Engineer at Netflix improving streaming reliability and operating the Edge services. He designed and built F.I.T., Netflix’s failure injection service. Prior he improved the performance and reliability of the Amazon Retail website. At both companies he has served as a ‘Call Leader’, managing the resolution of company-wide incidents.

Matthew Fornaciari

Co-founder & CTO

Matt is Co-Founder and CTO of Gremlin. Previously, he was a Senior Platform Engineer at Salesforce, where he led the charge to bolster the experience of viewing and editing each and every record. Before that he improved the reliability and customer experience of the Amazon Retail website, where he founded the ’Fatals‘ team which reduced the number of website errors by half in its first year.

We know all about being paged at 2 am.

Our team has done this at internet scale before. We can help you succeed at any scale.

Backed by a world-class team.

Gremlin is funded by experienced, founder-focused firms with deep focus in infrastructure technologies.

Mike Volpi

Index Ventures

Index Ventures is a London and San Francisco-based international venture capital firm that helps the most ambitious entrepreneurs turn bold ideas into transformative global businesses. Index supports companies across all stages, from seed to venture to growth. Index-backed companies that are reshaping the world around us include Adyen, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Farfetch, King, Slack and Supercell.

Mike Dauber

Amplify Partners

Amplify Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm that works side by side with first-time founders and serial entrepreneurs to transform their groundbreaking ideas into companies that win. Over thirty-five founding teams in infrastructure and data-driven technology have selected Amplify as their partner on the path to success. With expertise gained from decades of experience, the Amplify team provides critical help with engaging early customers, establishing product-market fit and attracting the right talent to build companies that win.