Founder and CEO

After working as chief technology officer for advertising agency Fallon in Minneapolis, Dornquast struck out to build his own company. Enter Code42 Software, the data restoration and back-up company Dornquast founded in 2001. With roughly 350 worldwide engineering, sales, marketing, and design professionals, Code42 has undergone significant rapid growth in the past few years. The company’s three-tiered CrashPlan product is one of its crown jewels; it makes data security affordable for both large and small businesses, as well as for millions of individual consumers. —Rebecca Omastiak