160,000 Clovers of Luck

Edward Martin Sr. should be pretty lucky by now. He has worked hard to generate that luck for nearly all of his 76 years by finding and collecting four leaf clovers—160,000 four leaf clovers to be exact—earning him a world record.

Four Leaf Clover

It seems that “luck” is what many count on for backup. Luck that their hard disk doesn’t crash. Luck that their computer isn’t stolen. Luck that they don’t delete a file by mistake. Not as lucky as Edward? Maybe it’s time to consider backing up your computer?


About Gleb Budman

Gleb Budman is a co-founder and has served as our chief executive officer since 2007, guiding the business from its inception in a Palo Alto apartment to a company serving customers in more than 175 countries with over an exabyte of data under management. Gleb has served as a member of our board of directors since 2009 and as chairperson since January 2021. Prior to Backblaze, Gleb was the senior director of product management at SonicWall and the vice president of products at MailFrontier, which was acquired by SonicWall. Before that, he served in a senior position at Kendara, which was acquired by Excite@Home, and previously founded and successfully exited two other startup companies.