Space Monkey

Space Monkey is an affordable subscription-based data storage solution that is taking the cloud out of the datacenter, creating a faster and more durable way to store data from any device. Space Monkey combines the benefits of local hardware storage and cloud storage by providing a device that stores one terabyte of online storage. Space Monkey provides central access and sharing from anywhere in the world, and from any device including iOS and Android mobile devices, Windows, Mac and Linux clients, as well as any other web browser enabled technology. Founded by entrepreneurs, Clint Gordon-Carroll and Alen Peacock in July 2011, Space Monkey is headquartered in Midvale, UT, a suburb of Salt Lake City. For more information, please visit:

about the company


Clint is a co-founder of Space Monkey and leads the product team. His career in technology began more than 15 years ago as a technical marketing manager at Microsoft, where he was responsible for Windows NT & 98 launch activities. After spending several years at Microsoft, Clint joined Novell managing the strategic technical relationship between IBM and Novell’s SUSE Linux development teams. Previously, Clint served as a product manager at Mozy, the online backup service company, where he worked closely with customers, key executives and engineers to improve nearly every aspect of the growing cloud service. Most recently, he was the community product manager at Backcountry, the premier online outdoor retailer, where he was instrumental in delivering a social commerce strategy that leveraged thousands of passionate customers to create hundreds of thousands of user generated content for the site. Clint earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Utah Valley University. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, UT with his family.

Alen is the co-founder and leads the technology team at Space Monkey. He began his career with a brief stint in the financial industry before assuming a staff position at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory. At MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory, Alen focused on research in mobile ad hoc networking environments and wrote network emulation software that is still in use at the lab. After leaving MIT, he authored the open-source project, “flud backup” which was an experimental peer-to-peer backup system. In 2004, Alen became a software engineer at Novell where he helped design migration tools for customers moving from NetWare to Linux. Most recently, Alen served as a senior software engineer at Mozy, where he was created the horizontally scalable backend distribution system. Alen has been recognized for his contributions to IEEE’s Security & Privacy Magazine as well as O’Reilly’s Security and Usability. He received a master’s degree in computer science from Brigham Young University currently lives in Provo, UT.