If software is taking over the world, then it better perform. Flawlessly.
Born out of the DevOps movement, BlazeMeter is fueling software delivery with "Performance-Testing-As-Code."
We believe performance needs to be validated at every stage of the software development cycle and our open source compatible, massively scalable platform makes that a reality.
As key contributors in the DevOps Revolution, we're fiercely passionate about helping thousands of developers make great software happen - to all of us.
Meet our Leadership Team.
Alon brings over 20 years of technological expertise and innovation to the creation of BlazeMeter. Prior to founding BlazeMeter, he served as the CTO, VP Technologies for Taldor and was Co- Founder of iWeb Technologies (acquired by Global Media Online, 2002), a Young & Rubicam backed New Media Company. Alon began his career in the technology sector as an officer in the software division of Israel's Defence Force Intelligence unit.
Andrey Pokhilko is a renowned thought-leader and innovator within the Apache JMeter performance testing community. He has worked extensively to create and develop tools that enhance the Apache JMeter protocol coverage and analytical reporting capabilities. In 2009, Pokhilko founded JMeter-Plugins.org and led this open source project to its undisputed status as the premier source of JMeter Plugins in the world. Loadosophia was similarly born from Pokhilko’s desire to complete JMeter’s offerings. Pokhilko has world-class experience with large scale performance testing, having led the load testing team for five years at search engine giant Yandex.
Chief Revenue Officer
Todd brings 20 years of enterprise sales and startup experience to BlazeMeter, supporting IT teams in Global 1000 companies advance software automation for DevOps. Starting his career at HP, Todd propelled his worldwide individual sales performance there into successes for companies and customers. Prior to BlazeMeter, Todd was Vice President of Sales for Distelli in Seattle software start-up that sells server configuration management solutions. Prior to Distelli, Todd was Vice President of Global Sales for CFEngine, an infrastructure automation start-up that sells server configuration management solutions. Todd’s team closed enterprise contracts with JPMC, Comcast, DirecTV, Deutsche Telekom, Standard Chartered Bank, ING, FIS Global and others. Prior to CFEngine Todd was the Chief Revenue Officer for Chef Software, a Seattle based infrastructure automation startup. Todd was responsible for establishing and executing the multi-channel commercial strategy for Chef, their open source based infrastructure automation solution. While there, Todd grew corporate revenue from zero to 10M+ in under 3 years. Prior to Chef Software, Todd made his mark in healthcare automation and data center automation, leading double digital revenue growth and strategic alliances for Edifecs, Bellevue, WA and Opsware, which was acquired by HP in 2007. An avid sailor, Todd is currently preparing his 30 foot wood sailboat to compete in the Single-Handed Transpac race from San Francisco to Kauai in 2018.
Co-Founder & CCO
Dan brings 20 years of worldwide entrepreneurship, sales and business development experience to BlazeMeter. Before joining BlazeMeter, Dan was the the founder and CEO of two companies, Neatcall which provides a new way to schedule conferences from the mobile phone, and TownTouch which provides a location-based ecommerce solution. Prior to those companies, Dan was VP of Sales for SysAid, a global ITSM leader where Dan led sales and deployment in 140 countries. Dan also spent 7 years as VP of International Sales & Business Development for Interwise (acquired by AT&T in 2007). Dan holds a MA in Philosophy, Information and Digital Culture from Tel Aviv University, and MBA in Information Systems from Leicester University in the UK. Dan played basketball in college and then pro Basketball for many. He still loves to see matches whenever he can.
Alex brings more than 15 years of software development experience in network management, network security and application performance monitoring fields to BlazeMeter. Prior to BlazeMeter, Alex managed product development at SecurityDam, a cloud-based DDoS attack mitigation solution, served as R&D Director at Zend Technologies where he ran the entire application server product line. Alex also served as Support and Operations Manager for iWeb Technologies, acquired by Global Media Online, a Young & Rubicam company. Alex also spearheaded software development at Skybox Security, Identify Software (acquired by BMC) and Conduct (acquired by Mercury Interactive, now HP (NYSE: HPQ). Alex is a 'foodie' who loves wine and cooking. He clears his head of code with a good 5 mile run most days of the week. He has a B.S. in Math & Computer Sciences from Ben-Gurion University and MBA from Tel Aviv College of Management.