Bluehost is known for low-cost shared hosting plans, plus VPS, dedicated, and reseller options. The company also provides domain registrations. The foundations for Bluehost were laid in 1996, and the brand was launched in 2003 in Provo, UT. CEO Matt Heaton was the original owner, and was in post for eight years. He oversaw much of the company’s growth, both in terms of the business and the technical infrastructure. He handed over the top job to Dan Handy, the former COO, in 2011. The current CEO is Mike Olson.