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Datadog Appoints David Obstler as Chief Financial Officer

Datadog Appoints David Obstler as Chief Financial Officer

November 5, 2018

3:00 PM UTC

Published by Business Wire


Martin Bergman

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Datadog, the leading monitoring and analytics platform for modern cloud environments, today announced the appointment of David Obstler as Chief Financial Officer.

“We’re excited to have David join Datadog,” said Olivier Pomel, Chief Executive Officer of Datadog. “David has 20-plus years of experience in building and scaling global infrastructure and finance operations at high growth public and private companies. His experience and background is a great fit for Datadog at the current stage of our business.”

Mr. Obstler brings more than three decades of finance experience to Datadog. Most recently, Mr. Obstler served as CFO of TravelClick, where he led global financial operations and served as a member of the company’s leadership team. Prior to TravelClick, Mr. Obstler held CFO roles at OpenLink Financial, MSCI Inc., Risk Metrics Group, and Pinnacor. Mr. Obstler also held investment banking positions at JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, and Goldman Sachs, and has a BA from Yale University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

“I was drawn to Datadog because of its reputation as an industry-leading cloud monitoring company with strong growth and stellar management,” said Mr. Obstler. “I’m looking forward to working with the excellent team already in place, and helping this business scale into the future.”

About Datadog

Datadog is a monitoring service for hybrid cloud applications, assisting organizations in improving agility, increasing efficiency, and providing end-to-end visibility across the application and organization. These capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables Dev, Ops and other teams to accelerate go-to-market efforts, ensure application uptime, and successfully complete digital transformation initiatives. Since launching in 2010, Datadog has been adopted by more than 8,000 enterprises including companies like Asana, AT&T, Samsung, Seamless, and The Washington Post.