Todd Nightingale, Chief Executive Officer

Todd Nightingale is the Chief Executive Officer at Fastly. Previously, Todd led the Enterprise Networking and Cloud business at Cisco as Executive Vice President and General Manager, where he managed business strategy and development efforts for Cisco's multi-billion-dollar networking portfolio. Nightingale is known for his passionate technology leadership and his vision of powerful, simple solutions for businesses, schools, and governments. Nightingale also held prior roles as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Meraki business. His focus on delivering a simple, secure, digital workplace led to the expansion and growth of the Meraki portfolio, making it the largest cloud-managed networking platform in the world. Nightingale joined Cisco with the Meraki acquisition in 2012. He previously held engineering and senior management positions at AirDefense, where he was responsible for product development and guided the company through a successful acquisition by Motorola.

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.

Puja Jaspal, Chief People Officer

Puja Jaspal is our Chief People Officer, leading all aspects of human resources including global strategy, employee experience, learning and development, talent acquisition, organizational development, compensation and benefits, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Recognized as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in the Bay Area, Jaspal previously served as Senior Vice President, People & Communities at Cisco, where she helped shape the evolution of Cisco’s workforce. During her time at Cisco, Jaspal led the talent strategy team which drove the company’s transformation in Engineering and Corporate Functions, representing 40,000+ employees and contractors globally. With a vision for building inclusive teams that accelerate innovation, Jaspal is known for being a transformation change agent, and holds more than 20 years of experience across B2C and B2B companies. Prior to Cisco, Jaspal served as SVP, Global Talent and Global Technology HR at Visa and held several senior HR leadership roles at Google, including leading HR Business Partners for Product Management and the Chrome & Apps division.

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.

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.

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.

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.