Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll




Alistair Croll has been an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker for nearly 20 years. He’s worked on a variety of topics, from web performance, to big data, to cloud computing, to startups, in that time.

In 2001, he co-founded web performance startup Coradiant, and since that time has also launched Rednod, CloudOps,Bitcurrent, and several other early-stage companies. Alistair helps run some of the world’s largest technology events, including Strata, Cloud Connect, and Interop. He’s also the founder of the Bitnorth conference and the content chair for the International Startup Festival, and a founding partner of startup accelerator Year One Labs.

Alistair is the author of three books on web performance, analytics, and IT operations, and is currently working on Lean Analytics, a book about using data to build a better startup faster that’s part of the Lean Startup series from O’Reilly Media. He lives in Montreal, Canada and tries to mitigate chronic ADD by writing about far too many things at Solve For Interesting.