About the donor

Austin McChord is the founder and CEO of Datto. Since McChord started the company in 2007 from a basement in Norwalk, Conn., Datto has experienced unprecedented growth. Datto has also received numerous industry awards for company growth, product excellence and technical support.

McChord’s vision to bring enterprise-grade data protection solutions to small and midsized businesses is the driving force of the company. Today, hundreds of thousands of businesses are protected with Datto technology, delivered exclusively through Managed Service Providers.

McChord is a frequently recognized entrepreneur who was named an Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016 and to the Forbes 30 under 30 in 2015. He has a degree in bioinformatics from Rochester Institute of Technology and holds several patents.

About Datto

Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Thousands of IT service providers globally rely on Datto’s combination of pioneering technology and dedicated services to ensure businesses are always on, no matter what.