WP Engine is a Hosted service provider, specifically tailored to WordPress websites and apps. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, WP Engine is a privately held company whose primary shareholder is Jason Cohen. WP Engine has 50,000 customers and operates data centers in the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, and Japan. WP Engine was founded in 2010 in Austin, Texas by serial entrepreneur Jason Cohen. When he started the company, Cohen saw a need for a WordPress specific hosting provider to fulfill the growing needs for increased speed, security, and scalability. The company was founded in 2010 to focus on web hosting for WordPress. It has since grown to over 400 employees. In October 2013, Jason Cohen assumed the role of CTO and Heather Brunner, former COO of Bazaarvoice, assumed the role of CEO.
Highest paying job titles at WP Engine include Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, and Technical Product Manager