We come from places like Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, VMware, Turn, Cloudera, and Quora to solve problems of building, scaling, and running modern infrastructure and applications. Our team has built these kinds of solutions before, to the scale of hundreds of thousands of systems serving hundreds of millions of users. We’re putting that experience to work in the belief that everyone, at every company, should have access to the same kind of capabilities as web scale organizations.

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  • Karthik Rau

    Karthik Rau

    CEO and Co-Founder

    Karthik is CEO and Co-founder of SignalFx. Previously he held leadership positions as VP Product Management and Worldwide Marketing at VMware and, most recently, as VP Products and Engineering at Delphix.

  • Phillip Liu

    Phillip Liu

    CTO and Co-Founder

    Phil is CTO and Co-founder of SignalFx. Previously he led the development of Facebook’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform and several web scale application management platforms. Phil has more than 20 years of experience in distributed systems.

  • Mark Cranney

    Mark Cranney

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Mark is Chief Commercial Officer for SignalFx, leading all go-to-market operations for the company. Prior to joining, he has been an operating partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), led WW-field operations for Opsware, and held senior executive positions at Hewlett-Packard. He was also VP President of Americas at other technology companies, including Aster Data Systems (acquired by Teradata) and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC).

  • Patrick Lin

    Patrick Lin

    VP Product & Partnerships

    Patrick leads Product and Partnerships at SignalFx. Previously, he held senior leadership positions in Product Management at Jive Software and VMware.

  • Susan Gudenkauf

    Susan Gudenkauf

    VP Customer Experience

    Susan leads Customer Experience at SignalFx. She has global responsibility for Training & Enablement, Technical Support, Customer Success, Field Architects and Renewals. With over 20 years of experience in technical and leadership roles at companies such as IBM, Docker and VMware, Susan has and always will be passionate about customers.

  • Jim Brzezinski

    Jim Brzezinski

    VP Worldwide Field Operations

    Jim leads Sales at SignalFx. During his 20+ year career, he developed as a sales leader at Xerox, GE, and PTC and built sales teams at Opsware, HP, Aster Data, Okta, CipherCloud, and Tanium. He is passionate about startup culture and the pursuit of excellence in sales execution.

  • Naren Goel

    Naren Goel

    VP Finance

    Naren is responsible for overall financial strategy and all aspects of Finance and Accounting at SignalFx. Over the last 20 years, Naren has held a number of finance and operational leadership roles at companies like Coho Data, VMware, RSA Security and NCR. He is passionate about building best in class finance organizations to help support high growth businesses.


Board of Directors

  • “We founded SignalFx to build something disruptive and meaningful.”

    Karthik Rau
    Karthik Rau CEO and Co-Founder
  • "Building great products starts with a great team and culture."

    Phillip Liu
    Phillip Liu CTO and Co-Founder
  • “SignalFx not only understands the problem, but has built the definitive solution.”

    Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz Andreessen Horowitz
  • “SignalFx is truly changing the game for monitoring modern applications."

    Devdutt Yellurkar
    Devdutt Yellurkar Charles River Ventures



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Getting Here

We are located in downtown San Mateo, a few blocks away from the Caltrain station.

60 E. 3rd Ave, Suite 400
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 539-8650

We are a short, 25-minute ride from the 4th & King station in downtown SF, and a 35-minute bullet train ride from the San Jose station.

There’s 4-hour parking in the garage behind our office on San Mateo Drive. between 3rd and 4th Avenue.

Additional Locations

8000 Norman Center Dr. #615
Bloomington, MN 55437
North Carolina
201 Shannon Oaks Circle, Suite 202
Cary, NC 27511