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Matt Tanase


Matt Tanase has always had the entrepreneurial spirit. Immediately following college, Matt started Qaddisin, a company focused on network security services and application development. After working on software consulting projects and being disappointed with the state of webhosting, he took matters into his own hands and co-founded Slicehost, with college friend Jason Seats, in the summer of 2006. Known for its passionate customer service, the company currently has over 11,000 customers and 15,000 virtual servers located in downtown St. Louis. Along with his various entrepreneurial successes, Matt has received several recognitions. He was a regular security columnist for Security Focus, the Product Picks monthly columnist for Linux Magazine, and in 2002 he won the 30 under 30 Award for the St. Louis Business Journal. Matt is a graduate of St. Louis University and has a double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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Kevin Stewart
06/24/2009 4:52am PDT

Love Slicehost, Love Rackspace but this was WAAAYYYY too short! Bring Matt back next year, but for a meatier session (Slichost API, building a cloud solution, something…)

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