On this episode Rob and Matt speak with Scott Haylon, Director of Business and Corporate Development at Datadog. This episode dives into Scott’s unique background & trajectory to corporate development, and is packed with advice for founders considering a merger or acquisition. Scott also provides great insight into his role at Datadog and the secrets to success for a M&A and the road to an IPO.
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Datadog has seen tremendous growth over the years and in August of 2019 went public and today is estimated to be a $31B market cap company. Founded in 2010 with HQ in NYC, it is the essential monitoring platform for cloud applications. Datadog brings together data from servers, containers, databases, and third-party services to make your stack entirely observable. These capabilities help DevOps teams avoid downtime, resolve performance issues, and ensure customers are getting the best user experience. Learn more on their website: https://www.datadoghq.com/about/latest-news/
This episode was recorded on August 11, 2020.