Joshua Bixby, Chief Executive Officer

Joshua Bixby has served as our CEO since February 2020 and served as our President from May 2017 to February 2020. He has been on the executive leadership team at Fastly since December 2015 and served in a part-time advisory role since 2013. From February 2013 to August 2013, Mr. Bixby served as Vice President of Acceleration at Radware Ltd., a cybersecurity and application delivery solutions company. Mr. Bixby served as President and co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, a web application acceleration solutions company, from June 2006 until its acquisition by Radware in February 2013. From October 2002 to April 2006, Mr. Bixby was a co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of IronPoint Technology, Inc., a content management software solutions company. Mr. Bixby is the founder of Stanley Park Ventures, an early stage foundry based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mr. Bixby earned his B.A. in Management and Business Economics from the University of Toronto.

Artur Bergman, Chief Architect

Artur Bergman has served as our Chief Architect and Executive Chairperson and Chairperson of the Board of Directors since February 2020. He served as our CEO from Fastly’s founding in March 2011 until February 2020. From September 2007 to June 2011, Mr. Bergman served as Manager, Vice President, then Chief Technology Officer of Wikia, Inc., a global community knowledge-sharing platform. From November 2005 to March 2007, Mr. Bergman served as Engineering Manager for SixApart, a social networking service. From the second half of 2003 to August 2005, Mr. Bergman served as Engineering Manager of Fotango, Ltd., a subsidiary of Canon Europe.

Ron Kisling, Chief Financial Officer

Ron Kisling has served as Fastly’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2021. Prior to his role at Fastly, Mr. Kisling served as Fitbit’s Chief Financial Officer from June 2018 through its acquisition by Google in January 2021. Mr. Kisling joined Fitbit in September 2014 and served as its Chief Accounting Officer until his appointment as CFO. Before joining Fitbit, from March 2011 to August 2014, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Nanometrics Incorporated (now Onto Innovation Inc.), an industrial manufacturing company. Prior to Nanometrics, Mr. Kisling served as Vice President of Finance and then Chief Financial Officer of PGP Corporation, a data encryption and security software company, until its acquisition by Symantec Corporation, a cybersecurity software company, in June 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Kisling held Chief Financial Officer positions at Portal Software Inc., a product-based billing and revenue management software company, and SPL WorldGroup, Inc., a revenue and operations management software company, which were both acquired by Oracle Corporation, an infrastructure software company, as well as Saba Software, Inc., a talent management software company. Before that, he held a variety of finance and accounting positions at Symantec and Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P., a public accounting firm. Mr. Kisling holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.

Margaret Arakawa, Chief Marketing Officer

Margaret Arakawa holds significant experience building brands, growing businesses, and delivering revenue growth. Most recently, she was CMO at Outreach where she tripled lead generation and solidified the SaaS startup's category leadership in Sales Engagement. Margaret spent almost 20 years at Microsoft leading business strategy, product planning and product marketing and growing the global Windows, Security, and Azure businesses. She also launched the US Microsoft Surface business and grew it from inception to billions in revenue. Margaret has also been named to the Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS in 2020, and as one of 2020's 50 Influential Marketing Leaders Changing the Industry.

Mike Johnson, Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Johnson is CISO at Fastly, with over twenty years of experience in the security industry. His team secures the network and platform behind the best of the web. Before Fastly, he spent a year and a half as Lyft’s first CISO where he had overall responsibility for their cybersecurity efforts. Prior to Lyft, he spent nine years at Salesforce in various roles, ultimately building and growing their world class Detection and Response organization. He started his career prototyping intrusion detection systems for battlefield networks.

Mr. Johnson is a strong believer in focusing on security fundamentals and avoiding shiny object syndrome with a relentless drive towards maturing a program over time. More importantly, he believes that we’re not in this fight alone. We have to share, help each other out, and build meaningful relationships. He focuses on one group of these relationships as a co-host of the weekly CISO Security Vendor Relationship Podcast.

Tyler McMullen, Chief Technology Officer

Tyler McMullen is CTO at Fastly, the leading edge cloud platform, where he is responsible for evolving the system architecture and the company’s technology vision. He leads a team of experienced technology innovators focused on internet scale, and working on future-facing, ambitious projects and standards. As part of the founding team at Fastly, Tyler built the first versions of Fastly’s Instant Purging system, API, and Real-time Analytics. Prior to joining Fastly, Tyler worked on large scale web applications, text analysis, and performance. He can be found debating about edge computing, networking, and distributed systems all over the world.

Lakshmi Sharma, Chief Product and Strategy Officer

Lakshmi has decades of experience leading and driving strategy and transformation in engineering, business, and IT, leveraging people, process and technologies for successful business and cultural outcomes. Her professional journey includes time at Cisco, Brocade, Juniper,, Apcera, Target, and most recently, Google, where she spent four years as the Director of Product Management for Networking in Google Cloud. Lakshmi was responsible for end-to-end customer experience for Networking and Networking Solutions, crossing multiple industry verticals.

Brett Shirk, Chief Revenue Officer

Brett Shirk is Chief Revenue Officer at Fastly, the global edge cloud platform, where he is responsible for developing and driving Fastly’s global sales and client services strategy. He was previously Chief Revenue Officer at Rubrik, the market leader in Cloud Data Management.

Brett has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry with a successful background that includes executive business planning to meet complex and changing market needs, global sales organization and process design, and building strong customer and partner executive relationships.

Previously, Brett was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas for VMware where he was responsible for strategic planning, business operations, go-to-market strategy, and management of VMware’s business in Latin America, the United States, and Canada.

Prior to VMware, Brett was Senior Vice President of the Americas sales organization at Veritas Technologies, the largest geographic market for the company. Brett spent 14 years at Symantec (and Veritas following the separation of Veritas from Symantec), eventually becoming Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Veritas Technologies. Brett also held sales and leadership roles at BMCSoftware. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Doniel Sutton, Chief People Officer

Doniel Sutton is the Chief People Officer at Fastly. She is a values-driven human resources executive who brings more than 20 years of strategic and global human resources leadership experience at Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, including PayPal, Prudential, Bank of America, and Honeywell. Her career has been hallmarked by partnering with business executives to transform organizations, implement new business models, design and execute global people strategies.

She formerly served as SVP of People for PayPal, overseeing all aspects of human resource functions for the company’s global workforce of more than 20k employees. Among her crowning career achievements includes being recognized by Black Enterprise in 2017 as one of the 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America and being awarded the 2018 American Business Award’s Bronze “Stevie” HR Executive of the Year.

Nick Rockwell, SVP, Engineering

Nick Rockwell is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Fastly, with twenty years of experience in product development and information security at top media publishing companies. Previously, Rockwell served as Chief Technology Officer at The New York Times, where he led the company’s digital transformation through a massive re-architecture of its website and other product offerings.