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Keynote Systems  (Stock symbol: KEYN ) Acquired by Thoma Bravo (2013 $ 395,000,000 )

777 Mariners Island Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94404
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Gregory S Clark (Blue Coat Systems CEO/Chairman) James Lines (Thoma Bravo Operating Partner) Paul Zuber (Thomas Bravo Operating Partner) Orlando Bravo (Thoma Bravo Managing Partner) Seth Boro (Thoma Bravo Partner) Chip Virnig (Thoma Bravo VP)
Former outside board: Anthony Sun (Venrock Associates) Erik Prusch (Clearwire CEO) Charles M Boesenberg (NetIQ Former CEO) Geoff Penney (Charles Schwab);  Gerald Casilli (Ikos Systems) Raymond L Ocampo (Oracle Former General Counsel) Jennifer M Johnson (Franklin Resources COO) Roger Costa (HP GM);  David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners General Partner) Mohan Gyani (AT&T Wireless Mobility Services Former CEO) Leo Hindery (HL Capital);  Mark Leslie (Veritas Technologies CEO) Deborah Rieman (Check Point Software Technologies Former President/CEO) Stratton D Sclavos (VeriSign CEO)

Business description: Keynote Systems is the global leader in Web performance measurement, testing and management services that improve the quality of e-business. Keynote’s services enable corporate enterprises to benchmark, diagnose, test and manage their e-business systems both inside and outside the firewall. Corporate IT departments and individual subscribers rely on the company's easy-to-use and cost-effective services to optimize revenues and reduce downtime costs without requiring additional complex and costly software implementations. Keynote’s global-leading infrastructure of measurement computers provides enterprise companies with the world’s largest and most accurate real world Internet testing lab. Keynote’s growing portfolio of measurement, monitoring, application performance management and testing solutions and its ability to deliver all its solutions as SERVICES, rather than more traditional and costly software solutions such as that provided by Mercury Interactive and others, presents an attractive and extremely cost-effective alternative to enterprise companies seeking ways to optimize the customer experience and better align strapped IT resources with business goals.
Customers include: AmazonAsk.comBJ's Wholesale Club CareerbuilderCisco SystemsCybergoldDellExpediaFoxSports.comGetSmartIBMNational SemiconductorOraclePagerDuty VeriSignWells Fargo BankYahoo Personals;  AAA;  American Banker;  American West Airlines;  Automobile Association of America;  BathAndBody Works ;  Bigfoot;  Chase Bank;  Eastern Bank;  Eddie Bauer;  Government Agency;  J.Crew; ;  LAUNCH;  Merriam-Webster;  Moka ;  Nporth Carolina State University;;  Qwest Communications;  REI;;  The State of Wisconsin
Partners include: Agilent TechnologiesComputer AssociatesConxionEDSEjasentFortelHPHuawei IBMIntiraMicromuseNetIQOpswareProactiveNetQuestRainfinityResonateSpeedera NetworksUltraDNSUUNETVerioVeriSignVoleraWily TechnologyZenprise ;  Emissary Technologies;  Panacya;  Starwood HotelsAndResorts ;  WebCriteria;  Zandan

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 21.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Thoma Bravo (2013 $ 395,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: KEYN
Angels/other VCs: Roger Costa (HP)
Corporate investors: AppleVeriSignGE Capital

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Record updated: Dec 2016
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1995
Headcount: 101-150 as of Dec 2003
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 21.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Thoma Bravo (2013 $ 395,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: KEYN