Politics · May 26, 2021

Colorado: Datadog Opens Western US Hub in Denver

DENVER, CO (STL.NewsDatadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, has chosen Denver as its new Western US office hub.  This expansion will facilitate Datadog to add more than 400 high-quality new jobs to Colorado’s vibrant technology and information center.

“Datadog is a great addition to Colorado’s global tech sector and a tremendous example of the power of employee ownership,” said Governor  Jared Polis.  “With all of its full-time employees having an equity stake in Datadog, the company’s success is truly everyone’s success and that makes these new jobs so rewarding.”

Founded in New York in 2010, Datadog offers a cloud-based monitoring and security platform for developers, security, IT operations teams, and business users.  They have offices in New York, Boston, Paris, Ireland and Denver.  Datadog operates in 30 different countries and the Denver-based team will support all locations.

Datadog offers Software As A Service (SaaS) solutions for myriad industries including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail and e-commerce, media and entertainment, technology, gaming and the public sector and their customers include Peloton, Deloitte, Comcast and Nasdaq.

Datadog currently has 98 employees in Denver and this expansion will create additional jobs in sales, marketing, and support.

“Datadog is made up of excellent team members all over the world, and we’re excited to expand the team in Denver,” said Olivier Pomel, CEO, Datadog.  “This new office will help us serve customers in the region and grow our business.  We’re proud to work with the State of Colorado to bring these new jobs to Denver.”

“This is a major boost to our local economy through excellent-paying career opportunities, and Denver is excited to see Datadog show their commitment to our community with this expansion decision,” said Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock.  “As Denver gains momentum towards a sustainable economic recovery, this type of announcement confirms that the foundations of our local economy, supported by our competitive talent pool, remain strong.”

Those interested in working for Datadog should visit their careers webpage.

Colorado competed with Dublin, Ireland for the expansion.