About

About Memeo Inc

Memeo Inc is a Silicon Valley-based software and services company focused on providing data management services to small and medium businesses. Founded in 2003, Memeo provides easy-to-use backup, sync and sharing solutions to simplify the protection and accessibility of valuable data. Memeo has 22 million customers and has shipped over 70 million software licenses to more than 150 countries in 20 languages.

Location

Memeo Inc.
469 El Camino Real Ste. 201
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Memeo Inc. is one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
  • • 40 million customers
  • • 70 million licenses
  • • 20 languages
  • • 100,000 businesses

Technology Partnerships

Amazon Web Services, Buffalo, HP Cloud Services, Medion, Seagate, Sony, Western Digital, Netgear, Samsung

Leadership

Our Leadership Team

CEO and President - George Northup

George Northup has been an entrepreneur, CEO and investor in tech for over 25 yrs with an excellent track record of building market leading technology companies in the software and internet spaces. He has a passion for creating markets, delivering high growth results, and developing teams and businesses that endure. George has been involved in the building of four successful venture backed companies. During his career, he has raised more than $500 million of capital and he has built companies with more than $2 billion of cumulative revenues. He recently served as President & CEO of AuctionDrop, Inc. Previously, he was CFO of LiveCapital, a financial software analytics company that was sold to D & B. Prior to that, George was CFO of Online Resources, an online banking company (NASDAQ: ORCC, Russell 2000) which he took public in 1999. George started his career at Deloitte & Touche.

 

EVP Business Development, Products, Marketing - Steve Owens

Steve Owens was most recently the General Manager/Vice President of the Netscape Internet Service from America Online where he was responsible for the development and successful launch of the value-priced ISP. His background includes 10 years of Internet and software industry experience at top companies including America Online, Netscape, and CompuServe. Steve has held numerous executive positions in operations, development, ecommerce, and marketing.

 

CTO - Bret Savage

Bret Savage most recently ran Technology and Business Development for Seagate's $1B retail products group, where he spearheaded the development of the innovative GoFlex line of storage products and connected home media players. Bret's group also completed deals with Google, Netflix, Paramount, and scores more. Bret came to Seagate via the acquisition of Mirra, where he drove development of the groundbreaking Mirra Personal Server as Chief Architect. Before Mirra, Bret co-founded VoIP pioneer Lipstream Networks, which dominated its market in the dot-com era. Bret has also served on the board of Exablox, Inc.

 

VP of Operations - Ross Eltherington

Ross Eltherington is an expert in field of networking and advanced data center technologies. Co-founding Lipstream (a pioneering VoIP service provider) in 1998, Ross began building scalable, redundant data centers to lay the foundation of bandwidth and data intensive applications. He is credited for building the Mirra service infrastructure, which was later acquired by Seagate Technology in 2005. Prior to that, Ross held various engineering and management leadership positions at Apple Computer.

 

VP Engineering - Paul Reilly

Paul Reilly joined Memeo in 2011 and is currently the Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining Memeo, Paul was the Vice President of Engineering at Kno, Inc, where he built a multinational team to deliver a tablet textbook and the cloud infrastructure to purchase and download digital textbooks.  Prior to Kno, Inc., Paul led the engineering team at Opsware, Inc., which delivered the Server Automation Platform, helping to build a $100 million dollar business that was subsequently sold to Hewlett Packard for $1.65 billion.  Paul’s 20-year track record of building successful, innovative products includes leadership roles at Apple and Xerox, and successful IPOs at Loudcloud and Splash Technology.

 

Director of Business Development - Ted Sanchez

Ted Sanchez has over 20 years of combined channel sales and channel marketing experience. Ted spent 12 years with Intellisync where he led worldwide channel sales. He was employee number 9 at Intellisync and helped establish Intellisync as the number one personal information management sync solution for PDAs in the market place. Intellisync was acquired by Nokia in 2006. Prior to Intellisync, Sanchez held various marketing positions at Apple USA, Apple Latin America and Hewlett-Packard.

Investors

Established in 2003 and headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, Memeo is backed by G51 Ventures and Foundry Group.

Board of Directors

George Northup
CEO and President, Memeo Inc.

 

Rudy Garza
General Partner, G51 Capital Management

Mr. Garza founded G-51 Capital in late 1996 and began investing in technology companies in early 1997. Since that time, he has co-invested with numerous angel investors, institutional and corporate venture capital firms including: Austin Ventures, AV Labs, Crosspoint Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Polaris Ventures, Techxas Ventures, TL Ventures, Dell Ventures, Intel Ventures, Hewlett Packard Ventures, and others.

 

Scott Petry
Co-Founder, Authentic8

Scott is co-founder of Authentic8, a Silicon Valley company that provides secure Disposable Browsers for its customer's computers. He was formerly Product Management Director for Google's Enterprise Apps Group following Google's acquisition of Postini, a company he founded . In addition to being Postini's founder, he served as Chief Technology Officer, and Executive Vice President of product development. Previously, Petry was Vice President and General Manager at Cygnus Solutions, an open source tools and RTOS vendor, which was acquired by RedHat. Prior to Cygnus, Scott led the Advanced Products Group at SkyTel. He began his career at Apple Computers, where he held various product management positions in the Networking group and was an original product manager on the Newton platform.


Ryan McIntyre
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group

McIntyre co-founded Foundry Group, a venture capital firm focused on early stage information technology companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Mobius Venture Capital. Prior to joining Mobius Venture Capital, Ryan co-founded Excite in 1993, which went public in 1996 and later became Excite@Home following the $6.7 billion merger of Excite and @Home in 1999. At the time this acquisition was the largest internet transaction to date and created a company that achieved peak revenues of $616 million in 2000. There Ryan held the role of Principal Engineer and was a key technological contributor to the company's search engine and content management systems and also led the design and implementation of Excite's community and commerce platforms. Ryan was also responsible for integrating engineering teams and technologies into Excite's infrastructure following the acquisitions of several companies based in Seattle and Austin.

Careers

Why Work at Memeo?

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or beginning your career, Memeo offers a variety of fun and challenging positions. Memeo draws the very best people from a variety of backgrounds and provides a rewarding, balanced work environment. We are conveniently located in Santa Clara a stones throw away from the Santa Clara CalTrain station.

Please submit resumes to jobs@memeo-inc.com

 

PEOPLE
We are only as good as the people we hire, and Memeo has some of the best talent in the industry. Come be part of an amazing team.
OPPORTUNITY
We are a small company, giving everyone on the team an opportunity to contribute in a big way. If you’re looking for a challenge and opportunity to make a big impact, this is the place for you.
TECHNOLOGY
We are pushing the edge on cloud technology. Your resume will look better after you have worked here. Our stack includes Ruby, Java, Couch DB, AngularJS and Python.
EQUITY
We are a small company with a startup mentality and we offer our employees generous equity encouraging them to act like owners.

 

DYNAMIC MARKET
We're developing services that help our customers take advantage of the explosion of cloud services, mobile devices and applications, and digital content.
NO B.S.
If you like corporate politics… work somewhere else. We have a great, no B.S. culture that allows us to focus only on what matters and work efficiently.
FUN
We work hard, but we also take time to have some fun. We have monthly company outings, including: Go-Kart racing, dodgeball and ultimate frisbee at Silver Creek sports complex, SF Giants games, Earthquakes soccer and San Jose Sharks games. We also have a beautiful and fully-stocked bar on site complete with English darts and foosball.
FOOD
We love food at Memeo and have weekly catered lunches as well as complimentary snacks and beverages, including a variety of fresh fruit brought in every week so we can keep our bodies and minds healthy.

Career Opportunities

Please submit resumes to jobs@memeo-inc.com

 

Sr. Software Engineer, Core Sync Engineer

Memeo is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer with Python experience to join our team developing advanced software solutions to manage and protect business content. This is a position for a client-side developer who loves learning, using the latest technologies and building a scalable cloud infrastructure. You will provide real-time, seamless synchronization of content across local and cloud-based endpoints.

 

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years programming experience
  • 2+ years programming in Python
  • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills.
  • Knowledge in developing frameworks that will be used in multi-threaded environments.
  • Windows development experience.
  • Hands on experience with test driven development (TDD), unit test and mocking frameworks
  • Deep understanding of networking, distributed systems and optimizing algorithms
  • Proven ability and desire to learn new technologies to solve real problems.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with schemaless DBs (Couch, Mongo DB)
  • Experience with cloud computing technology and platforms, such as AWS
  • Experience at a fast-paced start up company
  • Experience with GitHub

 

Sr. Software Engineer, Client

Memeo is seeking a Sr software engineer to join our team developing advanced software solutions to manage and protect business content. This is a position for a client-side developer who loves learning, using the latest technologies and building a scalable cloud infrastructure. You will provide real-time, seamless synchronization of content across local and cloud-based endpoints.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop cross platform client based software solutions for Memeo’s advanced synchronization platform
  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle from design, implementation, automated testing and deployment.
  • Develop a scalable, high performing distributed system
  • Create automated integration and unit tests

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years OO programming experience
  • Strong object-oriented, algorithm and design patterns skills
  • Knowledge in developing frameworks that will be used in multi-threaded environments.
  • Hands on experience with test driven development (TDD), unit test and mocking frameworks
  • Deep understanding of networking and distributed systems
  • Proven ability and desire to learn new technologies to solve real problems.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs

Desired Skills:

  • Python or Ruby development
  • Windows, Mac or web development experience
  • Experience with schemaless DBs (Couch, Mongo DB)
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies and platforms, such as AWS
  • Experience with My SQL and Github
  • Experience working at a start up company

 

Sr. Software Engineer, Ruby Web Services

Memeo is seeking a Web Service Developer with Ruby experience to join our team developing advanced software solutions to help users manage and protect business content. This is a position for a server-side developer who loves learning, using the latest technologies and building a scalable cloud infrastructure. This person has designed or contributed heavily to a large-scale Web service, and has been involved in solving the difficult problems of going from "working" to "scaling" with high uptime and reliability.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop restful web service APIs using Ruby on Sinatra
  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle from design, implementation, automated testing and deployment.
  • Develop a scalable, high performing distributed system
  • Create automated integration and unit tests
  • Write clean and elegant code

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience developing web services using Ruby
  • Knowledge and experience building RESTful APIs
  • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills
  • Understanding of database technology and theory of operation
  • Strong communication skills and teamwork
  • Love of software engineering and desire to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge and experience using JSON

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with schemaless DBs (Couch, Mongo DB)
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies and platforms, such as AWS
  • Experience with My SQL 
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience working at a start up company
  • Hands on experience with test driven development (TDD), unit test and mocking frameworks