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About Us

Our mission is to empower developers ship software faster in the cloud.

Our Company

Ambassador Labs provides best-in-class Kubernetes-native productivity tools. We specialize in building developer-friendly solutions - Telepresence and Edge Stack. We design tools to empower developers to design, develop, test, deploy, and monitor applications with efficiency and ease.


As a technology company at the forefront of innovation, our primary focus is developing robust developer infrastructure that enables organizations of all sizes to adapt seamlessly to the dynamic world of cloud computing.

In an era where cloud architecture has become the norm, we understand the challenges organizations face striving to stay ahead in the digital landscape. That's why we are dedicated to delivering top-notch Kubernetes-native developer tools that simplify and streamline the cloud journey.

Built on Open Source

Emissary-ingress and Telepresence are CNCF projects that are 100% compatible with Kubernetes.

Trusted by enterprises. Loved by developers.

Trusted by 10,000+ organizations

Ambassador Labs solutions are trusted by organizations of all sizes.

Over 10,000 GitHub stars received

Our commitment to open source projects is recognized within the developer community.

More than 9,400 Slack members

Our Slack channel serves as a thriving hub for collaboration, sharing, and support.

Our Milestones

2014

OSS Launch

Open-source projects released: Emissary-Ingress & Telepresence
2019

Series A & Company Growth

$18M funding from Insight Partners & 3x revenue growth
2021

Series B

$20M Series B funding from Insight Partners secured
2023

Company Founded

Ambassador Labs formed (formerly known as Datawire)
2017

Commercial Launch & Seed

Commercial offerings launched & $4M seed funding secured
2020

Emissary-Ingress & DCP

Emissary-ingress becomes CNCF incubating project & launch of Developer Control Plane
2022

Strategic Partnership & New Direction

Docker partnership for Telepresence formed & new strategic vision begins

Our Leadership Team

Steve Rodda

Chief Executive Office

Jason Miller

Chief Operating Officer

Ryan Thompson

VP of Customer Success & Partnerships

Ann Boyd

VP of Marketing

Kenn Hussey

VP of Engineering

Adam Biehler

VP of Global Sales

Lori Marshall

VP of Product Management

Our Latest Achievements

See for yourself why our solutions are best-in-class.

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