Darin Brannan

President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at ClearDATA


A highly successful tech entrepreneur and prior venture capitalist, Darin is passionate about improving healthcare. Prior to joining ClearDATA, he founded Web.com, a leading Cloud Computing/SaaS provider. He raised $65M from top VC firms, grew the company to 700-plus employees and achieved a successful IPO, and recently valued at $2B.

Prior to Web.com, Darin founded Verio, which grew to $325 million in revenue, a successful IPO of $1.2B market value, and sold shortly thereafter for $5.5B cash to NTT Data. Darin also helped launch VIANet, an international version of Verio that was valued at $3.5B when it went public.

Darin honed his skills in building start-up companies while working as a venture capitalist at Norwest Venture Partners and Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co., where he sourced, invested, and helped guide a dozen start-ups that were successfully acquired or went public.

Darin holds a M.B.A. in International Studies from the University of Hartford and a B.S. in Business Administration and Aviation from Embry-Riddle


  • President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

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