Taylor McCaslin (he/him) is a multi-disciplinary Investor, Product Manager, and LGBTQ+ mentor living in the mountains of Big Sky, Montana. He is an advocate and defender of privacy, consent, and inclusion.
- Principal Product Manager at GitLab
- Founder of Product Trust Investments, an angel fund focused on impact investing with companies that build ethical products that customers trust.
- Advisor at Euphoria.LGBT
Taylor graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied business, theatre, computer science, and digital art & media. Since 2012 he has worked at enterprise-scale, hyper-growth technology companies including: GitLab (IPO $GTLB), Yonder/New Knowledge, Duo Security (acquired by Cisco – $CSCO), WP Engine (majority buyout by Silver Lake), Indeed.com (acquired by Recruit – $RCRUY), Bazaarvoice (IPO $BV, returned private). Taylor has experienced 2 IPOs and 3 acquisitions in his career thus far.
When not advising companies or speaking at conferences about technology, Taylor can be found geeking out with the latest Apple gadget, skiing, mountain biking, or enjoying live theatre. He also enjoys volunteering with local human rights and LGBTQ organizations as well as mentoring young technologists looking to start careers in tech.