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Fastly Welcomes New Executive Team Hires

By  Artur Bergman, CEO and Founder, March 9, 2014

Today, we’re excited to welcome three new Fastly team members.

Steve Souders, formerly Head Performance Engineer at Google, will focus on expanding Fastly's site acceleration services in his new role as Chief Performance Officer. Christopher Brown, previously CTO of Chef (formerly Opscode), brings 20 years of experience designing, delivering and managing online systems at scale to his role as VP Operations. Tom Daly, former CTO and co-founder of DYN, will focus on scaling Fastly’s global CDN footprint as VP Infrastructure.

We’ve seen huge growth in the past year, and we’re doubling down on our commitment to provide customers with the best possible service and performance. As traffic continues to increase, we’ll keep working to expand our global network, grow the Fastly team and help a broader range of companies accelerate their sites, apps and APIs. We’re thrilled to have Steve, Christopher and Tom on board!

If you’re interested in joining the Fastly team, you can check out our current job openings here.


Artur Bergman | CEO and Founder

Artur Bergman has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since founding Fastly in March 2011. 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. We believe that Mr. Bergman is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his industry knowledge and his experience as our founder, as well as his leadership experience and deep technical expertise.