PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada looked at 51 CEO roles before deciding to lead PagerDuty, a company that helps software developers team up to tackle software outages and other problems.
Earlier in April, PagerDuty went public in a very successful IPO, and it’s now valued at nearly $4 billion.
In PagerDuty’s early days, investors passed on the idea of a company focused on developers, but many users have since told Tejada that they won’t do their job without PagerDuty. Some engineers have even said that PagerDuty saved their marriages.
Jennifer Tejada is one of Business Insider’s 100 people transforming business.
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PagerDuty isn’t Jennifer Tejada’s first time leading a company as CEO.
Tejada had served as CEO of Keynote Systems, a startup that went public during the dot-com boom. When Keynote got acquired by Thoma Bravo in 2013, she went on the lookout for her next opportunity to build and scale a quickly growing business. She met with investors and founders all over Silicon Valley, looked at 51 CEO roles, and finally decided to join PagerDuty in 2016.
Now, after over two years heading PagerDuty, leading it to a $1.3 billion valuation, she …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy