Meet our Leaders

Cribl was founded in 2017 by three ex-Splunkers whose mission was to help customers take back control of their data streams. Cribl’s leadership team has built and launched category-defining products for some of the most innovative companies in the technology sector, and is supported by the world's most elite investors.

Leadership Team

Clint Sharp CEO

Clint spent two decades leading product management and IT operations at technology and software companies, including Splunk and Cricket Communications. As a former practitioner, he has deep expertise in network issues, database administration, and security operations.

Dritan Bitincka Head of Product

Dritan has built a career of nearly 20 years as a customer-centric technical leader, having led and trained the Professional Services and BD Tech for AWS teams as a Principal Architect at Splunk. He has designed and implemented hundreds of deployments of large-scale multi-TB distributed systems.

Ledion Bitincka CTO

Ledion has over a decade of engineering experience developing next generation technologies and leading the launch of enterprise products. He was the Advanced Development Architect at Splunk where he introduced Search-Time Schema and led the design of Hunk and SmartStore.

Matt Bauer SVP of Global Sales

Matt is an experienced sales leader focused on driving sales productivity and helping to grow Cribl's market share, revenue, and partnerships with passion and authenticity. He was most recently at AppDynamics, which was acquired by Cisco in 2017.

Farrah Bui VP of Business Operations

Farrah connects all the dots, drives the operations, and manages how we measure success at Cribl. Her strategy and operations expertise spans across industries, including Google and Patagonia. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a policy degree from Princeton.

Gunther Hagleitner SVP of Engineering and Product

Gunther has over 20 years of experience in leading development and product teams in the enterprise data and cloud computing space. He's built and deployed distributed database systems that scale to tens of thousands of nodes and has deep roots in the open source community.

Zachary Johnson VP of Finance

Zachary brings over a decade of experience in corporate finance, treasury, FP&A, acquisitions, and governance at companies such as Splunk and RingCentral. He will manage the company’s global finance function while also contributing to the overall business strategy.

Jerry Sharum VP of Legal

Jerry brings over fifteen years of experience with technology companies, legal operations, state and federal litigation, compliance, human resources, intellectual property, and executive management. He leads Cribl’s legal functions and advises the company’s executive team.

Abby Strong SVP of Customer Experience and Marketing

Abby has spent over 20 years at high velocity tech companies, connecting people, ideas, and technology together to create business-changing outcomes. Her technical background gives her a deep understanding of how to passionately market across varied audiences.


Sequoia Capital
Charles River Ventures

with Strategic Investment By

The Opportunity for Observability