Cloud9 IDE - Online IDE

Members of the Board

Cloud9 IDE is supported by a small, but strong team of web development visionaries. In addition to their impressive development experience, our advisors have hands-on expertise in managing and growing successful startups.

With their guidance, we're making serious headway in changing the way applications are developed forever.

Our investors

ACCEL For over 25 years, Accel and its entrepreneurs have shared a common vision: be first. First to see the opportunity, first to define a category, and first to transform the industry. We partner with entrepreneurs around the world who have unique, breakthrough ideas and the courage to be first.

Atlassian Atlassian software builds tools that help teams of all sizes to build better products and services. Our suite of product management and product development tools manages most every aspect of a product's lifecycle, from concept to launch.


Board of Advisors:

    • Brendan Eich


      Brendan Eich co-founded and is currently the CTO of Mozilla. He is widely known for his contributions to the evolution of the Web, including inventing JavaScript and spearheading it’s ongoing standardization and evolution.

    • J.J. Allaire


      J.J. Allaire is CEO of RStudio. Previously he co-founded Allaire Corporation, creating the web development tool ColdFusion.

      In March 2001, Allaire Corporation was sold to Macromedia where ColdFusion was integrated into the Macromedia MX product line. Macromedia was subsequently acquired by Adobe Systems, which continues to develop and market ColdFusion

    • Scott Farquhar


      Co-founder and CEO of Atlassian Software Systems. Experienced with all aspects of the software industry, from developing software, growing a software team, documenting process, software sales, online marketing, growing an online community and also writing cool code

    • Mike Cannon-Brookes


      Co-founder and CEO of Atlassian Software Systems, an innovative, fast growing Australian software company attempting to ‘upset’ the enterprise software market with high quality, low price offerings.

      Their products Confluence and JIRA enable dynamic teams to work together more effectively, and complete knowledge projects efficiently in today’s shifting workplace.

    • Ping Li


      Ping has been with Accel Partners since 2004. He focuses on early stage and growth software and digital media investments, with specific interest in cloud computing, big data, storage, mobile, and gaming.

      He’s also responsible for Accel’s Big Data Fund.

    • Rik Arends

      Advisor & Co-founder

      Rik Arends co-founded Cloud9 IDE and helped shape the vision of the product as CTO. Although he moved on to take up new challenges in the online space his ideas and insights will keep shaping the company in the capacity of advisory board member.

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      Richard Bross


      Professional networker, in the field of IT,Golf and Entertainment. Member of the Partner Master Class(the Benelux PDC) from Microsoft, which trains new and excisting Microsoft partners.My field of specialty is Sales training and training for HR/Recruitment departments. Also part of the Partner Advisory Group of Microsoft Corp.