Matthew Dornquast

Code 42

Founder and CEO




After working as chief technology officer for advertising agency Fallon in Minneapolis, Dornquast struck out to build his own company. Enter Code 42 Software, the data restoration and back-up company Dornquat founded in 2011. With more than 230 worldwide engineering, sales, marketing, and design professionals, Code 42 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.