Christopher Ueland

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Chris Ueland is an American entrepreneur and community activist. He is the founder and president of MaxCDN, a content delivery network.

History[edit]

Ueland is originally from New York City. As a teenager, he worked on ML.ORG, an open source project, which sparked his interest in the internet. He moved to Los Angeles at 18 and is described as a "serial entrepreneur."[1]

Globat, LLC[edit]

Ueland was an owner and president of Globat.Com,[1][2][3] a web hosting company for small businesses.[4] In 2007, Ueland acquired web-hosting company Newista.com, enabling Globat which led to multiple hosting platforms for clients.[5] Globat subsequently developed a centralized graphical control panel.[6] Globat was acquired in 2009 by the Endurance International Group and added to its portfolio of hosting companies.[7]

ScaleScale.com[edit]

Ueland writes a blog on scaling websites called ScaleScale.com. The blog provides interviews and tare downs on popular websites and infrastructures.

MaxCDN[edit]

In 2009, Ueland founded MaxCDN. He is president of the company. In 2013, MaxCDN was listed as the fifth largest CDN by Datanyze.com.[8] It also relabeled consumer CDNs HDDN and CloudCache under its MaxCDN brand; NetDNA, an enterprise-oriented CDN, was rebranded as MaxCDN Enterprise.[9]

Community & volunteer work[edit]

Ueland was vice-president of the Greater Valley Glen Council (GVGC) for the city of Los Angeles [10] from 2008 to 2010 and community activist/co-chair of the Studio City Outreach Committee (SCNC) of Studio City in Los Angeles from 2008 to 2009.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Chris Ueland, President of NetDNA". Convergence Technology Council. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Globat Website". Globat. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Chris Ueland". CrunchBase.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Company Overview of Globat, LLC". BusinessWeek.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Globat.com Acquires Web Hosting Provider Newista: Performance Hosting Leader Widens Product Spectrum With New Acquisition". PRNewsWire.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Web Hosting: Globat.com Launches a New Control Panel, The Globat Command Console". TheHostingNews.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ "About the Endurance International Group (EIG)". http://donnedwards.openaccess.co.za. Retrieved December 23, 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  8. ^ "CDN marketshare". datanyze.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ "NetDNA to Undergo Image Makeover as MaxCDN Enterprise". CDN-Advisor.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  10. ^ "MINUTES Monday, August 4, 2008" (PDF). Greater Valley Glen Council. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Special Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda" (PDF). Studio City Neighborhood Council. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 

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