When Marketo went offline, self-described ‘geek’ rescued domain after their own failure to renew
"Good samaritan was the only motivation," tweeted applications engineer Travis Prebble. "I didn't buy the domain, just paid renewal."
Or the corporate equivalent of that expression probably was uttered Tuesday at the headquarters of marketing tech giant Marketo, when its domain apparently expired.
It might well have been followed by a collective “thank you” to one Travis Prebble, a senior applications engineer in State College, Pennsylvania.
The Twitter feeds of both parties tell the basics of this story arc.
Early Tuesday morning, Prebble tweeted the following: