New Relic Appoints Twitter CTO Adam Messinger to its Board of Directors

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San Francisco - May 29, 2014

New Relic, Inc., a software analytics company, today announced that Twitter CTO Adam Messinger has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

As CTO of Twitter, Messinger brings deep technology expertise to the board, complementing fellow board members Lew Cirne, CEO of New Relic; Peter Currie of Currie Capital; board chair Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital; Sarah Friar, CFO of Square; and Dan Scholnick of Trinity Ventures. Messinger has an extensive track record in enterprise and consumer software, including running the Java and Exalogic teams as Vice President of Development at Oracle and as a senior member of the WebLogic team at BEA. Messinger has been listed as an inventor on more than a dozen patents that have been either been granted or are currently pending.

Messinger’s appointment comes on the heels of a series of significant company milestones this year:

  • A $100-million investment round was recently announced to fund further product development and expand the company’s international presence
  • Real-time analytics platform New Relic Insights was unveiled in beta, targeted to help companies of all sizes use software to answer important business questions
  • Square CFO Sarah Friar joined the board in January of this year

“New Relic is a unique company at an early stage of its lifecycle. With Lew’s leadership and the talent from top to bottom, there is potential for tremendous opportunity going forward,” said Messinger. “Lew and his team have built an important set of products that people use and love, and I am honored to help the company as it grows to its next stage and beyond.”

“Having known Adam for almost two decades, I know Adam shares in the fundamental New Relic vision of creating amazing software that people love,” said Cirne. “I am so impressed with what he and the team have been able to achieve at Twitter and his track record of scaling up great software into something meaningful and long-lasting. I look forward to leveraging his deep enterprise and consumer technology expertise as we work to grow the business.”

Online Resources:

  • For more information and background on Messinger, check out the blog here.
  • Learn more about New Relic’s leadership team and board here.

About New Relic


As a leader in observability, New Relic empowers engineers with a data-driven approach to planning, building, deploying and running great software. New Relic One delivers the only unified data platform that empowers engineers to get all telemetry—metrics, events, logs and traces—paired with the most powerful full stack analysis tools to help engineers get past the 'what' to uncover the 'why.' Delivered through the industry's only consumption pricing that's intuitive and predictable, New Relic gives engineers more value for the money by helping improve planning cycle times, decrease change failure rates, accelerate release frequency and reduce mean time to resolution. This helps the world's leading brands including AB InBev, Australia Post, Banco Inter, Chegg, Gojek, REI, Signify Health, TopGolf, World Fuel Services (WFS) and Zalora improve uptime and reliability, drive operational efficiency and deliver exceptional customer experiences that fuel innovation and growth. Uncover the 'why' with New Relic at www.newrelic.com.

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