WP Engine

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WP Engine  provides managed WordPress cloud hosting solutions for Websites and applications. It serves companies in the United States and internationally.WP Engine offers 24/7 technical support and employs an elite team of WordPress experts who are dedicated to optimizing clients’ site-performance in all areas. The service is known for delivering fast, scalable, and reliable web experiences for high-growth websites. 

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQAustin, TX, US
Websitewpengine.com
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2019)716(+4%)
Revenue (Y, 2017)$100 M
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at WP Engine

Heather Brunner

Heather Brunner

Chairwoman and CEO
Annette Alexander

Annette Alexander

Chief People Officer
David Brolsma

David Brolsma

Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Box

Lisa Box

SVP of Corporate Development
Jason Cohen

Jason Cohen

Founder, CTO
Chad Costello

Chad Costello

General Counsel
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WP Engine Office Locations

WP Engine has offices in Austin, Brisbane City and London
Austin, TX, US (HQ)
Lavaca Plaza, 504 Lavaca St
Brisbane City, AU
310 Edward St
London, GB
30 Dukes Pl
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WP Engine Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

WP Engine total Funding

$290.7 m

WP Engine latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

WP Engine investors

WP Engine's latest funding round in January 2018 was reported to be $250 m. In total, WP Engine has raised $290.7 m
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WP Engine Revenue

WP Engine's revenue was reported to be $100 m in Y, 2017
USD

Revenue (Y, 2017)

100.0m
USDY, 2017E

Revenue

100.0m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

202.6k
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WP Engine Operating Metrics

WP Engine's Customers was reported to be 75 k in Jan, 2018.
Jan, 2017Jan, 2018

Countries

130

Customers

75 k

Daily Page Views

2.80 b
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WP Engine Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FlywheelJune 26, 2019

WP Engine Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

44/100

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WP Engine Online and Social Media Presence

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WP Engine Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    D

    56/100

  • Diversity

    D

    54/100

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WP Engine News and Updates

Cyber Monday Web Hosting Deals (2020): Best Bluehost, SiteGround, Hostinger, WP Engine & HostGator Sales Revealed by The Consumer Post

Cyber Monday web hosting deals for 2020, including Dreamhost, Wix, Squarespace, Liquid Web, Cloudways, Bluehost and more offers

CHEAP: Yes, YOU can get 5 months FREE with WP Engine, the WordPress host

Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! There are a few different approaches you can take when you’re building a website. The first, and easiest, way of doing this is using a drag-and-drop style web-based service. These services are simple if you want …

WordPress management site WP Engine acquires Flywheel as it moves to a $1B valuation and IPO

WordPress now accounts for 34 percent of all websites globally, and today one of the key companies that helps handle the creation and management of some of those WP-hosted sites is getting a little bigger through some consolidation in the wider ecosystem. WP Engine, which works with businesses to bu…

WP Engine Blogs

5 eCommerce Trends for 2021 You May Have Overlooked

Well, that was fast! 2020 is suddenly behind us, and in the blink of an eye, we’re well into the start  of another busy year.   While you may have been diligent over the holiday break preparing your eCommerce strategy for 2021, there’s a chance you may have missed some of the trends and projections …

Master Your Migration From a Legacy CMS to WordPress

Nearly 40% of all websites today are powered by WordPress, representing a massive share of the web that continues to grow as the need for flexible, scalable web solutions permeates businesses of all sizes.  In addition to new sites built and launched for the first time on WordPress, a huge portion o…

Refreshing the Tech Stack for an Independent News Publication

The Code Company is a technical WordPress agency that solves complex problems at scale. Given the agency’s specific expertise in helping niche publishers rebuild and customize their sites, it was no wonder that digital media company Private Media enlisted their services for help reimagining the enti…

Get Your Website Ready for 2021 With These Web Week Deals

With the holiday season upon us and the end of the year in sight, we’re pleased to kick off Web Week at WP Engine with awesome deals and discounts from our partners! Web Week—the week between Christmas and New Year’s—is typically a quieter period for many businesses, and at WP Engine, we encourage o…

Employee Spotlight: Theo Despoudis

In this ongoing blog series, we speak with WP Engine employees around the globe to learn more about their roles, what they love about the cities they work in, and what they like most about working at WP Engine.  In this interview, we speak with Frontend Engineer in our Limerick office, Theo Despoudi…

Don’t Miss Out on Great Cyber Weekend Deals

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you know what that means—turkey, stuffing, and great Cyber Weekend deals from WP Engine and our world-class partners!  Cyber Weekend has come to represent the traditional “Black Friday through Cyber Monday” time period, which kicks off in the wee hours of t…
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WP Engine Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was WP Engine founded?

    WP Engine was founded in 2010.

  • Who are WP Engine key executives?

    WP Engine's key executives are Heather Brunner, Annette Alexander and David Brolsma.

  • How many employees does WP Engine have?

    WP Engine has 716 employees.

  • What is WP Engine revenue?

    Latest WP Engine annual revenue is $100 m.

  • What is WP Engine revenue per employee?

    Latest WP Engine revenue per employee is $139.7 k.

  • Who are WP Engine competitors?

    Competitors of WP Engine include CloudFlare, Gestion Resellers and Rebel.ca.

  • Where is WP Engine headquarters?

    WP Engine headquarters is located at Lavaca Plaza, 504 Lavaca St, Austin.

  • Where are WP Engine offices?

    WP Engine has offices in Austin, Brisbane City and London.

  • How many offices does WP Engine have?

    WP Engine has 3 offices.