Our mission

We founded LightStep to deliver insights that put organizations back in control of their complex software applications. We come to work each day knowing that we are empowering developers to identify and resolve issues quickly, enabling them to ship more features faster, and scale without compromise using LightStep.

Our team

We are a team of fun and talented individuals who work collaboratively and support one another.

Spoons

I helped found LightStep because I am excited to learn and help others learn, both as part of our team and when they use our products!

Spoons

Cofounder

Ben Sigelman

LightStep is like nerd paradise for me: every day is filled with challenging problems, novel solutions, and brilliant colleagues who don’t take themselves too seriously.

Ben Sigelman

Cofounder

Ben Cronin

The best aspect of LightStep is the chance to work with such talented people.

Ben Cronin

Cofounder

Eric Anderson

At LightStep, I get to work on turning mountains of data into actionable insights that can have significant impact on a business. And I get to do it alongside some of the smartest and humblest people I've ever worked with.

Eric Anderson

Engineering

Tyrone Anderson

At LightStep, I work creatively alongside amazingly talented teammates to build a revolutionary product and a thriving business. LightStep is fun, complex, intriguing, and focused.

Tyrone Anderson

Customer Success and Operations

Arya Asemanfar

At LightStep, I get to work on a product I love and solve the interesting underlying problems.

Arya Asemanfar

Engineering

Laura Baller

I care about helping cut through the complexity of today's software, and I choose to work with people that show the same level of compassion and dedication to solving hard problems - that's why I'm proud to work at LightStep!

Laura Baller

Marketing

Katia Bazzi

At LightStep, I get to work on a cutting-edge product with exciting technical challenges, on a team that is humble, smart, and funny.

Katia Bazzi

Engineering

Joe Blubaugh

At LightStep, I can take my work seriously but not take myself too seriously. I love solving tricky problems with such kind and skilled colleagues.

Joe Blubaugh

Engineering

Kristin Brennan

I’m excited to be part of this talented team that’s helping customers gain control over their complex software systems.

Kristin Brennan

Marketing

Georgia Brown

I’m a foodie, beer snob and dog-mom who loves keeping things organized and making the LightStep office a kick-ass place to work!

Georgia Brown

Operations

Jenni Capurro

I love being surrounded by a team of people who truly love what they do. At LightStep, I feel like I come into work every day knowing that I will feel inspired and happy. Also, we have office dogs.

Jenni Capurro

Recruiting

Jeff Cestra

In high school, there was a local punk band called Donuts n Glory. They weren't all that good, but I never forgot about them. Now with omniscience of my past, I see it for what it was...an omen of my future here at LightStep!

Jeff Cestra

Sales

Andrew Chee

I'm excited to be working on a solution that addresses performance visibility issues for distributed microservices; the next evolution of software development.

Andrew Chee

Sales Engineer

Dennis Chu

At LightStep, we’re encouraged to support our peers, learn from and mentor each other, build products our customers fall in love with, and most importantly HAVE FUN! I couldn’t be more proud and grateful to be part of this team.

Dennis Chu

Marketing

Parker Edwards

At LightStep, I get to work with the most intelligent team of people I’ve ever met, helping the most innovative companies I’ve ever worked with.

Parker Edwards

Sales Engineer

Alice Fuller

LightStep is a place where I can run around in brightly colored socks, request that "We Should All Be Feminists" be in our library, and engage in in-depth conversations about how we should apply Go Contexts.

Alice Fuller

Engineering

Brandon Gonzalez

Slack emoji curation and making complex systems easier to understand are the best parts of the job.

Brandon Gonzalez

Engineering

Duncan Graham

I love coming into work every day, being surrounded by smart, kind, funny individuals, and working on tough data-intensive problems that make our customer’s lives more enjoyable ☺️

Duncan Graham

Design

Julian Griggs

The people of LightStep are talented, passionate, and humble; they are my daily inspiration.

Julian Griggs

Engineering

Blake Haggerty

Building a world class team to build a world class product to give customers a world class experience gets me up every morning and has me excited to be part of LightStep.

Blake Haggerty

Talent Acquisition

Sarah Haskins

Working at LightStep, I get to make other engineers' jobs better.

Sarah Haskins

Engineering

Kris Hicks

It is incredibly gratifying to be part of a team that is helping other software engineers gain new insights into how their software performs.

Kris Hicks

Engineering

Richard Klein

LightStep is incredible people building an outstanding company by delivering ground-breaking technology with humility and thoughtfulness. And, they let me work here too.

Richard Klein

Sales

Jim Lenox

It's a ton of fun being part of an awesome team that is solving big problems for cool customers!

Jim Lenox

Sales

Josh MacDonald

Father, ukulele player, truck mechanic, enemy of red-black trees. I care about great software, fast algorithms, confidence intervals, and unbiased estimators.

Josh MacDonald

Engineering

Alex Masluk

I'm genuinely awed by my teammates at LightStep and the quality of their work, so I know we must be building something great here.

Alex Masluk

Customer Success

Daniela Miao

I come into work at LightStep knowing that it’s not only a place where I can learn and grow rapidly, but also a place that truly cares about my happiness as an individual.

Daniela Miao

Engineering

Michael Neff

I came to LightStep to design software that is trustworthy, powerful, and a pleasure to use.

Michael Neff

Product Design

Kay Ousterhout

At LightStep, I get to work on problems that are hard and important.

Kay Ousterhout

Engineering

Nimesh Singh

Love solving puzzles, whether at puzzle hunts out in the world or debugging complex systems here at LightStep.

Nimesh Singh

Engineering

Ian Smith

I love working with companies to make their software better, because so many parts of our lives are defined by it. At LightStep, I have the opportunity to do that with some of the most forward-looking, impactful companies of today.

Ian Smith

Sales Engineer

Tristan Soemali

When contemplating where to spend a third of my life, I look for companies with great culture and high upside. LightStep is the first place where that Venn diagram looks like a single circle.

Tristan Soemali

Sales

Diane Truong

It's rare to find a company like LightStep, where bringing your whole self to work is so celebrated. It is both humbling and exciting to be a part of such a bright, thoughtful, and supportive team.

Diane Truong

People Ops

Lindsay Tyson

After years of building and debugging complex systems, it's very satisfying to work on tools that make them easier to understand. But the best part of LightStep is working with my amazingly humble, funny, and caring colleagues!

Lindsay Tyson

Engineering

Ted Young

Whether I’m working on visual effects, elections, or the internet, I’ve always had to ask the question: What. Are. The. Computers. Doing. And why is it taking so long?!? At LightStep, I’m finally building the solution I always wished I had.

Ted Young

Engineering

Board members

Ben Sigelman

Ben Sigelman

Board Member, LightStep

Aaref Hilaly

Aaref Hilaly

Board Member, Sequoia Capital

Satish Dharmaraj

Satish Dharmaraj

Board Member, Redpoint Ventures

Investors