About us

Airtable was founded on the belief that software shouldn’t dictate how you work—you should dictate how it works. Our mission is to democratize software creation by enabling anyone to build the tools that meet their needs. Creators and creatives around the world use Airtable to do everything from cattle tracking to filmmaking, and they have great things to say.


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Airtable is trusted by forward-thinking companies of all shapes and sizes


Howie Liu

Co-founder & CEO

Howie Liu, co-founder and CEO of Airtable, was previously a product leader at Salesforce. Prior to this, he was the founder of intelligent CRM Etacts, which was acquired by Salesforce. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Public Policy at Duke University and has been a software creation enthusiast since his early teens.

Andrew Ofstad

Co-founder & CPO

Andrew Ofstad is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Airtable. Previously, he lead the redesign of Google's flagship Maps product, and before that was a product manager for Android. Andrew studied Electrical Engineering and Economics at Duke after a childhood in rural Montana.

Emmett Nicholas

Co-founder & CTO

Emmett Nicholas is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Airtable. Prior to Airtable, he was a founding engineer of Stack Overflow, which he helped scale to hundreds of millions of users. After a childhood in Washington state, Emmett studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Duke University.

Max Gazor

Board member

Max is an early-stage venture capital investor at CRV and led CRV's investment in Airtable. At CRV, Max is focused on the areas of cloud infrastructure, AI, security & application software. Max was selected by Forbes for the 2014 Midas Brink List.


Bill Macaitis


Bill was most recently Chief Marketing Officer at Slack, and has over 20 years of experience on the operator side leading Marketing, Sales, Customer Success and Support teams. He's helped lead five companies to achieve dramatic growth and exit events: Slack, Zendesk, Salesforce, IGN Entertainment and Case’s Ladder.

Amanda Kleha


Amanda most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategy at Zendesk. Starting as Zendesk's first marketing hire in 2009, she helped to grow the company from 1,000 to over 87,000 customers. Prior to Zendesk, she worked on the marketing team for Google's Enterprise SaaS businesses and led an international IT support team at Agilent Technologies.

Robert Fly


Robert most recently served as Salesforce's VP of Security Engineering, where he oversaw engineering teams focused on Salesforce security products such as authentication, platform encryption, transaction security, security analytics, product defense and more. He previously held roles in Trust Technology at Salesforce and Software Security at Microsoft.



Caffeinated Capital

Freestyle Capital

Founder Collective

Data Collective


Box Group

Hammerstone Capital


Our team brings experience from building and scaling products touching millions of people at Google, Facebook, Salesforce, Microsoft, Dropbox and other leading technology companies. We take pride in our product, and strive to provide the best possible experience for you, even if it requires creating new technologies and design paradigms along the way.

Our offices are conveniently located near Market and 4th Streets in San Francisco, CA. Interested in working with us? We’d love to meet you!