About Bugsnag

Headquartered in San Francisco, Bugsnag provides software teams with an automated crash detection platform for their web and mobile applications.

To date, Bugsnag has processed over 10 billion application crashes from thousands of top technology companies, including Square, OpenTable, StubHub. CBS Interactive, GitHub and Slack.

Bugsnag Inc. was founded by James Smith and Simon Maynard, and launched in September 2012.

We're currently hiring! Check out our jobs page for more details.

Our Team

  • James Smith

    CEO and Co-founder

    James has a track record of building successful products. As CTO of Heyzap, James led the product team and helped scale the company to over 10 million users.

  • Simon Maynard

    CTO and Co-founder

    Simon has over ten years experience in product development, engineering and management, helping tech giants such as Vodafone, Thales, and Swiss Re build and scale their business-critical applications.

  • Max Luster

    Lead Product Designer

    Equal parts front-end engineer and designer, Max brings his deep expertise in product design and interactive data visualization to Bugsnag.

  • Kristine Pinedo

    Community and Content Manager

    Kristine enjoys crafting marketing strategies that help tell a story. She spends her days developing content to share with the Bugsnag community.

  • Keegan Lowenstein

    Senior Software Engineer

    Keegan's diverse background ranges from working on developer tools and backend performance at Goodreads, to working for Fortune 500 companies, startups, and nonprofits.

  • Chris Kotars

    Strategic Sales Manager

    Chris’ sales career began in college when he and his twin brother sold competing advertising products door-to-door to local businesses, all while sharing the same car. He's since become passionate about helping customers improve their products and take advantage of modern technologies.

  • Nicole Broadstock

    Office Manager

    Nicole has been an office manager for 12 years at various startups. She focuses on onboarding and helping the Bugsnag office run smoothly.

  • Martin Holman

    Lead Backend Engineer

    Martin is an experienced backend engineer who hails from New Zealand. He's also a certified ski instructor.

  • Emily Nakashima

    Lead Frontend Engineer

    Emily is into wooden boats, web performance, javascript architecture, client-side metrics, and large code bases.

  • Delisa Mason

    Lead Open Source Engineer

    Delisa handles all things open source for Bugsnag, working on supporting our notifiers, documentation, and fixing bugs. She's also a master Mario Kart player, and used to play competitively.

  • Duncan Hewett

    UK Engineering Team Lead

    Duncan has worked on engineering projects of all shapes and sizes, from independent prototypes to 50-person efforts for both government and private sector organizations. He now heads up our engineering team in Bath.

  • William Starling

    Senior Software Engineer

    William loves solving problems, building software in Java (he's been doing it for nine years), and is a big Linux fan. He's also interested in entomophagy, the practice of eating insects.

  • Mike Bull

    Senior Software Engineer

    Mike has ten years of experience in software development, mostly working on Java web applications. Outside of Bugsnag, Mike does cryptic crossword puzzles, and plays board games and racquet sports.

  • Ben Ibinson

    Senior Software Engineer

    Ben is a software developer at heart, and has tried his hand at almost everything over the years. From creating iOS and Android native apps, to debugging C in embedded systems (painfully)!

  • Dave Perryman

    Senior Software Engineer

    Dave has been a developer for ten years, even building his own Android application and PHP websites on the side. When he's not coding, you can find him keeping active and hanging out with his adorable daughter.

  • Gosia Spurway

    UK Office Administrator

    Originally from Poland, Gosia's 2009 vacation to the UK quickly became a permanent move after she fell in love with everything English. She loves traveling and Italian food, and even worked for Jamie Oliver for over four years.

  • Christian Schlensker

    Frontend Engineer

    Christian has the most varied list of hobbies, from board games to complicated movie plots, foreign languages and more. He first fell in love with programming taking HTML while studying to become a graphic designer.

  • George Kontridze

    Production Engineer

    George is orginially from the Republic of Georgia and can speak four languages. He loves electronic music, enjoys traveling, exploring the Bay Area, and works on Bugsnag's infrastructure and internal tools.

  • Sarah Hahn

    Enterprise SDR

    Sarah is a self-proclaimed tree-hugger who loves the outdoors. She once lived in Sydney, Australia for 7 month before moving back to San Francisco to work in startups.

  • Rachel Ha'o

    Enterprise SDR

    Rachel practiced surgical medicine while living in Cape Town, South Africa as an assistant medical resident. She continues to volunteer remotely with organizations like Philani and CFHI. Originally from Hawaii, Rachel has also lived in New York and New Jersey, and is now enjoying life in San Francisco.

  • Tim Crotty

    Enterprise Account Executive

    Originally from SoCal, Tim is now loving life in the Bay Area. He's a USC graduate, and a fan of memes, hiking at Edgewood Park, and whiskey bars.

  • Josh Wold

    VP of Marketing

    Engineer at heart, marketer by trade, Josh was part of the early Atlassian team and helped build their go-to-market strategy. Nowadays he enjoys eating Peruvian food, drinking cold brew coffee, and hanging out with his wife and trilingual kiddos.

Our Investors

  • Benchmark Capital

    Since its founding in 1995, Benchmark has invested in more than 250 early stage startups with a market value exceeding $100 billion. Investments have included eBay, MySQL, OpenTable, Yelp, Zillow, Instagram, Hortonworks, Dropbox, Uber, Twitter, Zipcar, Asana, Quora, and Demandforce.

  • Matrix Partners

    Since its inception in 1977, Matrix Partners has been fortunate to play an active role in the development of many successful businesses, 50 of which went on to initial public offerings, and 75 of which have gone on to profitable M&A events.

  • Andy McLoughlin

    Andy McLoughlin is co-founder of Huddle, the enterprise cloud collaboration company. Huddle is used by more than 100,000 businesses worldwide and has raised more than $40M in venture funding from leading investors. Andy is also an active early-stage angel investor, lending his expertise to top companies like Postmates, Buffer and Intercom.

  • Jason Seats

    Jason Seats is the Managing Director of Techstars in Austin. Prior to joining Techstars, Jason was a founder of Slicehost, an early cloud computing hosting company. In 2008 Slicehost was acquired by Rackspace and became the core for the initial Cloud Servers product.