John Van Siclen

Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen is a native Californian and long-time Silicon Valley exec. As a Valley entrepreneur, he’s made a career of building successful tech companies in highly competitive markets. In fact, CRN Magazine named John a “Top 25 Disrupter” for his relentless focus on breaking the mold and championing new business models. At Dynatrace, he’s surrounded himself with people just as motivated, driven and passionate about innovation and customer success as he is.

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IoT complexity and self-driving cars – live interview

This week, I was interviewed on Cheddar TV – a super modern, social-powered tech and finance news outlet that receives about a million live views per day across its site and social channels. You can watch the live interview here: And here are the main points we hit on during the interview: Cisco’s acquisition of AppDynamics and how the buy-out figure wasn’t a surprise at… read more

Dynatrace Europe Tour: APM Perspectives from London, Paris & Linz

Last week I made my way through Europe, touring our offices in the UK, France, Germany and Austria. It was a spectacular week encompassing media interviews, fresh technical unveilings, team lunches, and meet ups with some very significant brands. For me, it was a week that truly showed how far we’ve come, and how far ahead of our competition we really are. First stop, the UK! London… read more

Dynatrace Innovation: In 2016 we drew a line in the sand.

As I reflect on 2016 and move well into 2017, I couldn’t be more excited about our position and the year ahead. I believe that, with our focus on innovation, we’ve turned application performance management on its head, completely re-defining how the world’s best businesses will approach it from now on. AI-powered, fully-automated, full-stack – that’s the future of APM. There’s no turning back now. Moving beyond our technical achievements… read more

Constantly innovating. 7 years an APM leader.

When you’re an APM leader, innovation is everything. But investing in R&D means a dual focus on core capabilities and new advancements – constantly weaving the two together, to create a formidable offering that will address the deep and complex needs of existing and future customers. At Dynatrace, we invest more in redefining the APM industry than anyone else. We believe that’s why we’ve been positioned as a leader for… read more

A thank you to our competition

Since the early days of the technology industry, “wanna be” upstarts have followed a simple strategy – bash the category leader. Today, blogs make it easy for those less well known to make silly claims in an attempt to attract attention. While we are flattered that the “wanna bes” recognize us as the leader in new generation APM (if you’re interested, here are a few independent proof points), it’s… read more