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Leadership Team

  • Matthew Dornquast Matthew Dornquast Co-Founder and CEO

    Matthew has established himself as a high-tech visionary radically committed to developing intuitive, user-friendly technology that exceeds expectations. Under Matthew’s leadership, the Code42 team successfully blends natural technical acuity and diverse management experience with pragmatism. As a result, Code42 solutions consistently garner top industry awards and ratings, indicating their widespread appeal and Code42’s deep market understanding. Prior to Code42, Matthew served as chief scientist at Webhelp, chief technology officer for Fallon McElligott and founder/owner of Microworks.

  • Brian Bell Brian Bell COO/President

    Brian leverages more than 20 years experience building and inspiring teams in his role as president and COO for Code42. Prior to joining Code42, Brian served as Executive Director of Sales – Americas for enterprise storage at Dell. Before that, he was Vice President of Global Sales at Compellent Technologies, which was acquired by Dell for $960 million. Previously, Brian held an executive role at StorageNetworks, and also served as a Captain and instructor pilot in the United States Air Force flying F-16 fighter jets.

  • Jason Bristow Jason Bristow CFO

    As CFO, Jason leverages nearly 20 years experience leading financial teams for some of the world's most well-known brands. At Code42, he oversees all global financial and corporate operations, working cross-functionally to drive and support the company's mission and culture. Prior to Code42, Jason served as vice president for, where he participated in the company's extraordinary growth and development from 2003-2014. He's also held senior financial roles at General Electric and Campbell Soup Company, both domestically and internationally. Jason grew up in Eden Prairie, Minn.; when not in the office, he can usually be found enjoying time with his wife, Heather, and their two sons.

  • Brian Bispala Brian Bispala Co-Founder and Architecture VP

    Co-founding partner of Code42, Brian was there at the beginning: designing, architecting and engineering CrashPlan from the ground up. As a result, he’s engaged in all aspects of CrashPlan, from concept to implementation.

    After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Brian went to work for Accenture. Later, at Webhelp, he worked with Matthew.

    It’s not surprising that Brian gets great satisfaction from completing a complex project and seeing everything work as designed.