About Us

Stackify: By devs, for devs.

Stackify was founded in January 2012 by Matt Watson. Before Stackify he was the CTO of a rapidly growing enterprise software service (SaaS) provider. He noticed that agile development had caused his developers to be much more involved in day-to-day IT operations, but his team lacked the tools and server access to do it efficiently. He founded Stackify to create a suite of tools to solve this problem, which virtually every dev and dev team deals with.


Stackify tells you WTF your code is doing.

We build developer tools to improve app performance no matter where your code runs.

  • Prefix

    • Fix code while you write it
    • Integrates with Retrace

  • Retrace

    • For QA/Test Servers
    • Test and validate code

  • Retrace

    • For Production Servers
    • Manage and optimize code

Stackify Team

Matt Watson, Founder & CEO

Matt Watson

Founder & CEO

Craig Ferril, COO

Craig Ferril


Jason Taylor, CTO

Jason Taylor


Matt Brooks, Developer Support Specialist

Matt Brooks

Developer Support Specialist

Michael Garten, Developer Support Specialist

Michael Garten

Developer Support Specialist

Dan Gidman, Senior Platform Engineer

Dan Gidman

Senior Engineer

Megan Horton, Manager of Customer Success

Megan Horton

Manager of Customer Success

Darin Howard, Senior Client Tools Engineer

Darin Howard

Senior Engineer

Ray Levi, Site Reliability Manager

Ray Levi

Site Reliability Manager

Eric Martin, Principal Client Tools Engineer

Eric Martin

Principal Engineer

Paul Marvin, Senior Platform Engineer

Paul Marvin

Senior Engineer

Christina, Exec. Administrative Assistant

Christina McCoy

Exec. Administrative Assistant

Kevin McCoy, Head of Product XD/Website

Kevin McCoy

Head of Product XD/Website

James Michaelis, QA Engineer

James Michaelis

QA Engineer

Jared Nance, Platform Engineer

Jared Nance

Senior Engineer

Adam Shimmens, Account Representative

Adam Shimmens

Account Representative

Natalie Sowards

Head of Digital Marketing

Jennilee Tangpuz, Head of User XD

Jennilee Tangpuz

Head of User XD

Blake Theiss

Blake Theiss

Senior Engineer


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