Capital & Candor
Heavybit is the domain authority on bottom-up developer companies. Our team-based structured approach helps founders turn visions into movements, products into platforms, and contributors into communities.
- Tom Drummond
Tom is the cofounder and first investing partner at Heavybit. He’s spent the last 15 years working with developer tool, SaaS and enterprise infrastructure teams and helps founders with their early operations and financial reporting, fundraising and GTM.
- Joe Ruscio
Joe cofounded Librato (acquired by SolarWinds) and is the only partner to have also been Heavybit founder. He advises teams on leadership, GTM and scaling large-scale systems. He holds board positions with Orbit, Tailscale, PartnerPage, Divebell, Metrist and others.
- Jesse Robbins
Jesse is the co-founder of Chef and Orion Labs. He was the first chair of O’Reilly’s Velocity conference kickstarting the DevOps movement and served as Amazon’s original “Master of Disaster.” He is an avid dev community-builder and technical advisor and holds board positions with Sanity, Mobot, and others.
- Dana Oshiro
Dana manages Heavybit’s team, program, and designed Heavybit’s first community events and content. She’s spent the last 8 years helping teams like Netlify, LaunchDarkly and Snyk define their community and marketing strategies.
- James Lindenbaum
James is the co-founder of Heroku and Heavybit. He established Heavybit as the only fund focused solely on developer company go-to-market. He is an astute advisor on developer product design, early GTM, and is a board member to Begin.
- Susie Singh
Director of Finance
Susie is Heavybit's Director of Finance, overseeing funding transactions, audits, reporting, and more.
- Ted Carstensen
Ted manages Heavybit’s platform team and advisor network. He facilitates knowledge sharing across our community through the programming of speaker series, office hours, group sessions and Heavybit’s DevGuild conference series.
- Mina Benothman
Brand Marketing Manager
Mina manages our online presence and communications, from the editorial calendar for the Heavybit Library to event promotions.
- Charly Park
Charly focuses on delivering an exceptional platform experience for our founder and advisor communities.
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