William  Staples net worth and biography

William Staples Biography and Net Worth

CEO of New Relic
Bill Staples is New Relic’s chief executive officer, responsible for leading the company into the future in support of its customers, users, and their success. A product and engineering leader his entire career, Staples brings his passion for developers, technology and innovation to his role at New Relic where he’s focused on empowering the engineering community to create more perfect software. Staples is an execution-focused leader who loves to build and scale cloud-based businesses to deliver increasing value to customers and users. 

Staples joined New Relic as chief product officer and was later promoted to president and CPO prior to his promotion to CEO. During that tenure, he has aligned the company around a compelling vision focused on customers and their success, and developed and launched a strategic plan to accelerate the company’s growth. He defined the core strategy for New Relic One including a simpler go to market for the company’s observability platform, fundamentally changing its packaging and pricing around the value delivered to customers and the developer community. Additionally, he has been a champion for the company’s embrace of open source and open telemetry, and was instrumental in the company’s recent acquisition of Pixie Labs. 

Previously Staples was at Adobe, where he led the 1,500+ employee global engineering team behind Adobe’s market-leading Experience Cloud. Prior to Adobe, Staples spent 17 years at Microsoft, including his last role as corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Application platform. At both Microsoft and Adobe, he successfully led transformative product, culture and technical innovation agendas, helping both companies expand multi-billion dollar cloud portfolios with engineers, developers and IT as the customer.

What is William Staples' net worth?

The estimated net worth of William Staples is at least $10.72 million as of August 16th, 2023. Mr. Staples owns 123,243 shares of New Relic stock worth more than $10,720,909 as of December 10th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Staples may own. Additionally, Mr. Staples receives a salary of $953,770.00 as CEO at New Relic. Learn More about William Staples' net worth.

How old is William Staples?

Mr. Staples is currently 50 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at New Relic. Learn More on William Staples' age.

What is William Staples' salary?

As the CEO of New Relic, Inc., Mr. Staples earns $953,770.00 per year. Learn More on William Staples' salary.

How do I contact William Staples?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Staples and other New Relic executives is 188 Spear Street Suite 1000, San Francisco CA, 94105. New Relic can also be reached via phone at (650) 777-7600 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on William Staples' contact information.

Has William Staples been buying or selling shares of New Relic?

William Staples has not been actively trading shares of New Relic over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, William Staples sold 8,658 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.04, for a transaction totalling $727,618.32. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 123,243 shares of the company's stock, valued at $10,357,341.72. Learn More on William Staples' trading history.

Who are New Relic's active insiders?

New Relic's insider roster includes David Barter (CFO), Michael Christenson (COO), Lewis Cirne (CEO), Mark Dodds (CRO), Kristy Friedrichs (COO), James Gochee (CTO), David Henshall (Director), Steve Hurn (Insider), Thomas Lloyd (Insider), Radhakrishnan Mahendran (Director), Mark Sachleben (CFO), and William Staples (CEO). Learn More on New Relic's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of New Relic?

During the last year, insiders at the software maker sold shares 25 times. They sold a total of 205,582 shares worth more than $37,116,108.58. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 18th when insider Thomas J Lloyd sold 1,314 shares worth more than $110,376.00. Insiders at New Relic own 23.0% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at New Relic.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/18/2023.

William Staples Insider Trading History at New Relic

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/16/2023Sell8,658$84.04$727,618.32123,243View SEC Filing Icon  
5/16/2023Sell6,343$75.40$478,262.20112,233View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2023Sell23,613$70.19$1,657,396.47104,368View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2022Sell6,485$58.04$376,389.4065,403View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2022Sell6,412$66.57$426,846.8457,680View SEC Filing Icon  
5/16/2022Sell4,002$43.33$173,406.6649,883View SEC Filing Icon  
4/20/2022Sell13,175$70.54$929,364.5045,492View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2022Sell2,535$70.92$179,782.20View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2021Sell3,729$120.91$450,873.39View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2021Sell3,784$78.82$298,254.8816,822View SEC Filing Icon  
5/17/2021Sell3,587$58.22$208,835.1412,015View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2021Sell3,894$64.58$251,474.5211,402View SEC Filing Icon  
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New Relic Company Overview

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New Relic, Inc., a software-as-a-service company, delivers a software platform for customers to collect telemetry data and derive insights from that data in a unified front-end application. It offers a suite of products on its open and extensible cloud-based platform, which enables users to collect, store, and analyze telemetry data. The company's platform also provides New Relic Instant Observability, an open-source ecosystem of quickstarts that delivers pre-built integrations, dashboards, and alerts for approximately 450 technologies and frameworks; and supports custom app development through common open-source frameworks, a library of existing applications, and a development environment. It sells its products through direct sales organizations, and online and offline sales in the United States and internationally. New Relic, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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