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Your Ally for Innovation

We believe nothing should get in your way while building the better future, and we envision a world where applications are faster, more reliable, and more secure.

We Offer Innovators a Vital Path Forward

Founded in 2013, we are on a mission to help enterprises in all industries eliminate the boundaries between applications, users, infrastructure, and data in order to connect the world's applications and audiences.

We Put Innovation in Reach

At too many companies, the dreamers, reachers, and innovators are unable to bring their ideas to life because their companies are tethered to old technologies.

We help companies turbocharge their ideas to unlock the fullest potential of the people we engage and the systems they rely on-clearing a path for meaningful innovation.

NS1 Connect 3x

We Connect the World's Applications and Audiences

We connect applications and audiences at the distributed edge, empowering our customers to build the better future.

Through their hundreds of thousands of applications, our customers help millions of people find jobs every year, create PPE for front-line healthcare workers, build educational games for millions of kids, cure disease, and more.

Enable Exceptional User Experiences

Seismic shifts in application delivery requirements demand a new technology foundation. Improve your application speed and performance to outperform customer expectations.

Drive IT Efficiency and Modernization

NS1 provides the modern foundational infrastructure that today's complex, distributed application delivery environments require.

Ensure Enterprise and Application Reliability and Security

Securely connecting users to your internal and external applications, websites, and networks, is paramount to business success.

The NS1 Difference

We possess a singular focus to deliver the best application traffic intelligence and automation technologies in the market.

We are backed by top-tier investors and partners.

We disrupted the DNS market and are recognized as leaders in the space.

We provide an exceptional customer experience, with an NPS score in the top 5% of SaaS companies. We take a consultative approach pre- and post-sales.

We have an active user community; we foster collaboration among customers to solve similar problems.

Our solutions are delivered over a consolidated platform that provides a consistent user experience, internet-scale performance and reliability, API-driven automation, and comprehensive integrations.

Our Leadership Team

Board Members

Join the NS1 Team

Visit the NS1 Careers page to learn about our team, benefits and open positions.

Co-Founder & CEO

Kris Beevers

Kris Beevers leads NS1’s team of industry experts as they create products to enable companies to use DNS to build and deliver dynamic, distributed, and automated applications that delight users. Kris is a recognized authority on DNS and global application delivery, and often speaks and writes about building and deploying high performance, at scale, globally distributed internet infrastructure. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RPI, and prior to founding and leading NS1, he built CDN, cloud, bare metal, and other infrastructure products at Voxel, which sold to Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011.

Kris Beevers, Co-Founder & CEO

Co-Founder & Chief of Staff

Alex Vayl

Prior to founding NS1, Alex served as Regional Manager (AsiaPAC) for Voxel through its acquisition by Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011. While with Voxel, Alex built a regional sales team on a limited budget and grew Voxel’s presence in the Asia Pacific market into a major revenue generator. Alex received his B.B.A. degree in International Business from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

Alex Vayl, Co-Founder & Chief of Staff

Co-Founder & CTO

Jonathan Sullivan

Jonathan Sullivan has more than a decade of experience architecting, deploying, and maintaining mission-critical, distributed IT solutions across colocation, bare metal, cloud, and CDN for companies ranging from dot com startups to Fortune 1000 enterprises. Prior to NS1's founding, Jonathan led the New York Managed Hosting Operations team for Voxel from 2006 through its acquisition by Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011. At Internap, he led the Hosting Business Unit and Sales Engineering organizations’ evolution to become a key competitor in modern hosting and hybrid cloud ecosystems. He studied Computer Science at RPI.

Jonathan Sullivan, Co-Founder & CTO

Chief Legal Officer & VP Corporate Development

Salil Jani

Salil joined NS1 from NMM Law, where he was a partner leading the firm's venture tech and emerging companies practice. In that role, he acted as general counsel to numerous technology companies, advising and leading them through securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transaction. Prior to that he was part of the Capital Markets practice at Clifford Chance where he advised companies on IPOs, private placements and structured finance transactions. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Seton Hall University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Salil Jani, Chief Legal Officer & VP Corporate Development

COO

Brian Zeman

Brian Zeman is an experienced Operating Executive in Infrastructure, Information Security, and Analytics/IOT with twenty years of leadership in Sales and Marketing, Customer Success & Services, & Product Operations. Brian has deep expertise in scaling both early stages ventures and large global organizations in a wide variety of operating models from on premise technology to advanced software-as-a-service.

In prior roles, Brian was the Chief Operating Officer for Prevalent, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader in Third Party Risk Management, the Chief Revenue Officer for SevOne, the leading digital infrastructure management platform for many of the world’s largest Enterprises and Service Providers, and the head of Global Services and Product Operations business of RSA, the Security Division of Dell EMC.

Brian graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Economics where he lettered in baseball. In his spare time, he enjoys running marathons and spending time with his wife Deb and daughters, Ruby and Ella.

Brian Zeman, COO

CFO

David Wilson

David Wilson is an experienced finance executive with a 20-year track record leading teams in both the public and private markets. He has raised more than $1B in capital and played a leadership role in M&A deals exceeding $500M.

Prior to joining NS1, David held CFO roles with Symphony Communications, a +$1B valued private company centered on encrypted communication; Ooyala Inc., a leading provider of online video services, where he played a lead role in its sale to Telstra (ASX: TLS); ACS (NASDAQ ALSK) a facilities based telecommunications provider that out-performed the market by 14x during his tenure; and DirecTV Broadband (formerly Telocity; NASDAQ TLCT).

David began his career with PwC, where he traveled the world from the UK to Central Europe, and South-East Asia before finally settling in the US. He holds a Bcom in Accounting from Birmingham University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant of England and Wales.

David Wilson, CFO

Chief Product Officer

David Coffey

As the Chief Product Officer at NS1, David Coffey focuses on developing product strategy and at-scale execution. He is a technological innovator, team builder, and transformational leader who brings more than two decades of experience in software engineering, product management, security operations, and applied data science to the company.


Prior to joining NS1, Coffey served as senior vice president of Global Engineering for Forcepoint, where he led research and development, spearheading the release of new products and revenue streams. Coffey also planned and executed cloud transformations and revolutionized product capabilities of global tech firms such as McAfee and Intel. At Intel, he served as Head of Cloud Platform Engineering and Operations where he led teams responsible for building massively scalable cloud security services, including cloud-to-cloud integrations, supporting hundreds of millions of devices.

David Coffey, Chief Product Officer

VP, Global Head of People

Lorraine Heber-Brause

As the Vice President, Global Head of People at NS1, Lorraine Heber-Brause will lead the people operations and employee growth strategy. Lorraine is an experienced human resources and global people operations executive with a proven track record of leading organizations through rapid growth and transformation. Her focus and expertise spans organizational development, coaching, training, employee engagement, culture and diversity and inclusion programs.

Prior to joining NS1, Lorraine led People functions at Yotpo and AppNexus, and reaching back in her career, she held HR Relationship Leader roles at BlackRock, American Express and Citi.

Lorraine holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from SUNY and a Master's in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Lorraine Heber-Brause, VP, Global Head of People

CISO

Ryan Davis

Ryan Davis is Chief Information Security Officer at NS1. He is responsible for ensuring the security of the critical infrastructure that NS1 provides to hundreds of customers worldwide. Davis has more than 15 years of experience in information technology and security in various industries.

Prior to NS1, Davis was the CISO/CIO at Veracode, a software security company aiding thousands of global organizations to discover vulnerabilities in their applications. He was responsible for global IT Operations, Security/Threat Management, and Risk/Compliance.

Previous to Veracode, Davis supported a number of different Department of Defense customers at MIT Lincoln Laboratory within several Information Assurance roles. Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Security and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Networking from Champlain College.

In his spare time, Davis enjoys time with family, tinkering in his garage and a variety of outdoor activities.

Ryan Davis, CISO

VP, Marketing

Kathleen Rohrecker

Prior to joining NS1, Kathleen was the VP of Marketing at Maxymiser, which was acquired by Oracle. Before that, she was VP of Marketing at Revolution Analytics leading up to its acquisition by Microsoft. She has also held marketing leadership roles at Sprint, Teleglobe (Bell Canada), and AppliedTheory, which was acquired by Navisite. Kathleen holds a B.A. in Economics from the College of William & Mary and earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Hofstra University.

Kathleen Rohrecker, VP, Marketing

VP, Product Marketing

Sanjay Ramnath

Sanjay Ramanth comes to NS1 with more than a decade of experience leading product, marketing and strategy teams to launch hardware, software and SaaS products and formulating GTM strategies.

As the Vice President of Product Marketing, Sanjay positions NS1’s solutions towards helping today’s leading organizations deliver exceptional application experiences.

Prior to NS1, Sanjay lead GTM strategies while building and nurturing impactful teams at high growth technology companies including Barracuda Networks, AlienVault/AT&T Cybersecurity and Arctic Wolf Networks. His professional journey started as a software engineer in Synopsys developing solutions for electronic design automation. Sanjay holds a B.E in Instrumentation from BITS Pilani, an M.S in Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.

Sanjay Ramnath, VP, Product Marketing

VP, Global Sales

Kevin Romani

Kevin thrives in the startup environment and has helped some of the internet’s most dominant organizations meet their objectives for resiliency, performance, security, and manageability. Prior to joining NS1, he led Sales and Business Development for AdStack, an email technology company acquired by TellApart. Kevin has a long history in the DNS and IT infrastructure arenas, and opened Dyn’s San Francisco sales office. He holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of San Diego.

Kevin Romani, VP, Global Sales

Director, Customer Success

Evan Rich

Evan helped form NS1’s Customer Success team upon joining the company in 2015 and now oversees the account management, support and professional services groups. As the leader of CS, Evan is committed to delivering best in class service to the largest enterprises on the internet. Prior to joining NS1, Evan held various account management and professional services positions at the advertising technology company MediaMath. Evan holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Evan Rich, Director, Customer Success

VP, Architecture

Shannon Weyrick

A veteran of internet infrastructure for over 20 years, Shannon is an accomplished technical architect, developer, and leader. His experience encompasses both development and operations of globally distributed platforms. A regular open source contributor, he has led and worked on a wide range of infrastructure projects, from high performance servers to novel programming languages and runtimes. He enjoys writing and speaking at industry conferences, and has previously worked at Internap and F5 Networks.

Shannon Weyrick, VP, Architecture

VP Sales, North America

Rob Clifford

Rob Clifford joined in January 2019 and will be focused on growing the NS1 business in North America.  Rob has spent the last 12 years in sales and sales leadership roles in the security and network infrastructure space. He was most recently VP of NA Sales for SevOne, the leading network infrastructure monitoring platform for many of the world's largest Enterprises and Service Providers.  Prior to that he spent 7 years with RSA, the security division of EMC, in various sales capacities:  BDR, Inside Sales, Channel, Enterprise, Global and District Manager for NY/NJ.

Rob Clifford, VP Sales, North America

General Partner

FLYBRIDGE CAPITAL PARTNERS

David Aronoff

David’s investment focus includes Infrastructure, SaaS, IoT and Cyber Security. He his investments include Apiary (acquired by Oracle), BetterCloud, Bitsight, Crashlytics (acquired by Twitter), Immedia (acquired by Amazon), JouleX (acquired by Cisco), Minim, NS1 and Valimail.

Prior to joining Flybridge in June 2005, David spent nearly a decade focusing on early-stage investing at Greylock Partners and before that, held senior technology and management roles at Chipcom, a, enterprise network software and equipment vendor. While working full-time on his MBA, David was co-founder and COO of HappyPuppy. Earlier in his career he held technical positions at Bell Labs where he developed secure network software.

David currently serves on the Board of Directors for Draper, on the Advisory Board of the Global Cyber Institute and is a member of the Board of Trustees for The University of Vermont.

David holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Vermont, cum laude and with college honors, an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

David Aronoff, General Partner

Co-Founder & CEO

Kris Beevers

Kris Beevers leads NS1’s team of industry experts as they create products to enable companies to use DNS to build and deliver dynamic, distributed, and automated applications that delight users. Kris is a recognized authority on DNS and global application delivery, and often speaks and writes about building and deploying high performance, at scale, globally distributed internet infrastructure. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RPI, and prior to founding and leading NS1, he built CDN, cloud, bare metal, and other infrastructure products at Voxel, which sold to Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011.

Kris Beevers, Co-Founder & CEO

SEVP & Chief Marketing Officer

MICROSTRATEGY

Marge Breya

Marge is the Senior Executive Vice President and CMO for MicroStrategy. Her expertise as a software industry Chief Operating Officer, General Manager and CMO, and board veteran spans more than 25 years in some of the world’s best-known software companies. Marge previously served as COO at Ionic Security, a privately-held provider of data protection and control software. Before moving to Ionic Security, Ms. Breya was EVP and CMO at Informatica Corporation. Prior to that, she was SVP of Marketing Services at HP, EVP and GM of Solutions Management at SAP, GM/CMO at Business Objects, CMO/Chief Strategy Officer at BEA Systems, and SVP of Marketing at Sun Microsystems. She has also held public company board positions at LSC Communications, Jive Software, and Document Sciences Corporation.

Marge Breya, SEVP & Chief Marketing Officer

President & CEO, Nasuni

CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, SIGMA PRIME VENTURES

Paul Flanagan

As President and CEO of Nasuni, Paul is responsible for all aspects of Nasuni’s global operations. He is focused on building a world-class team of innovators whose common goal is to leverage the cloud to reinvent enterprise file storage services.

Paul has a wealth of experience building and leading high growth companies. As an operating executive, he has raised over a billion dollars of financing and has taken two companies from start-up to IPO with capitalizations over $1 billion. Paul has served as CEO at Rave Mobile Safety and StorageNetworks (IPO: Nasdaq), CFO at VistaPrint, now Cimpress (IPO: Nasdaq), and VP of Finance at Lasertron (Acquired: Corning) and Vitol Gas and Electric (Acquired: Coral Energy).

Paul has also spent 12 years as co-founder and managing director at Sigma Prime Ventures and as a managing director at Sigma Partners, where he led investments in Wordstream (Acquired: Gannett) , Bionx (acquired: Ottoboch), ReThink Robotics, High Street Partners (acquired: HG Capital/Nair), Contently, and NS1. Paul is also a founding investor and board member for Nasuni.

Paul Flanagan, President & CEO, Nasuni

Managing Director

DELL TECHNOLOGIES CAPITAL

Tyler Jewell

Tyler Jewell is Managing Director at Dell Technologies Capital. Tyler's responsibilities include sourcing, leading and managing investments in cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and serverless architecture.

Prior to joining Dell Technologies, Tyler was CEO of WSO2, the largest open source integration provider, and founder / CEO of Codenvy (acquired by Red Hat). While operating as a CEO, Tyler was also an angel and partner at Toba Capital where he lead $100M in DevOps investments including Cloudant (acquired by IBM), Sauce Labs, Sourcegraph, InfoQ, and ZeroTurnaround (acquired by Roguewave).

Before Toba Capital, Tyler spent 15 years in product leadership roles at Oracle (Oracle Cloud), Quest Software (Foglight, Spotlight, JProbe, Performasure acquired by Dell Technologies), MySQL (acquired by Oracle), Veritas (TheServerSide.com acquired by TechTarget), and BEA (WebLogic acquired by Oracle). He has more than 50 publications and the author of 3 books on Java.

Tyler holds a BS in computer science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He is based in Palo Alto, California.

Tyler Jewell, Managing Director

Managing Partner

GGV

Glenn Solomon

Glenn joined GGV Capital in 2006 as a Managing Partner and focuses on enterprise/cloud and infrastructure investments. He led GGV's investments in Pandora (NYSE: P), Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN), Square (NYSE: SQ), SuccessFactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acquired by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acquired by EMC), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), Domo (NASDAQ: DOMO), Slack (NYSE: WORK), Airbnb, AlienVault (Acquired by AT&T), BitSight Technologies, Coder, Conviva, HashiCorp, Kong, New Knowledge, NS1, Nozomi Networks, Opendoor, Restless Bandit, Unravel Data, Synack, Tray.io, VDOO and Zebrium, helping the first nine successfully navigate the initial public offering process.

Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led the firm’s software investment efforts. Earlier in his career, Glenn worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.

Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. Glenn co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, which funds social entrepreneurs addressing the educational needs of at-risk youth.

Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner

Co-Founder & CTO

Jonathan Sullivan

Jonathan Sullivan has more than a decade of experience architecting, deploying, and maintaining mission-critical, distributed IT solutions across colocation, bare metal, cloud, and CDN for companies ranging from dot com startups to Fortune 1000 enterprises. Prior to NS1's founding, Jonathan led the New York Managed Hosting Operations team for Voxel from 2006 through its acquisition by Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011. At Internap, he led the Hosting Business Unit and Sales Engineering organizations’ evolution to become a key competitor in modern hosting and hybrid cloud ecosystems. He studied Computer Science at RPI.

Jonathan Sullivan, Co-Founder & CTO

Partner, Head of Venture Capital

DTCP

Jack Young

Jack is a Partner and the Head of Venture Capital at Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners. He serves as a Board Member / Observer at: Aryaka, NS1, Paxata and Skorpios on behalf of DTCP.

Prior to joining DTCP, he was the Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures North America and General Partner at dRx Capital – a joint Novartis and Qualcomm investment company. He made investments in: Airstrip, AliveCor, Doctor On Demand, goBalto, Jana, Omada, Visage and Welltok. His exits included: ClearCare (acquired by Battery), Telcare (Acquired by BioTelemetry), Validity (acquired by Synaptics), and Fitbit (NYSE: FIT).

Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at ZTE (USA), Nokia, 3Com, GDC, and Nortel. Jack earned a MSEE from University of Calgary and a MBA from McGill University.

Jack Young, Partner, Head of Venture Capital

PARTNER

Shawn Cherian

Mr. Cherian has over a decade of experience in the enterprise technology sector in various capacities, including investment banking, corporate development, and investing. Prior to joining EIP, Mr. Cherian spent five years at Third Point as a Venture Principle investing in private companies across enterprise infrastructure and software. Prior to joining Third Point, Mr. Cherian worked in Cisco’s Corporate Development Group on M&A and investing across several business units including Service Provider Networking, Service Provider Mobility and Collaboration. Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Cherian worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in the firm’s Global Technology Group. Mr. Cherian has a degree in Government from Cornell University.

Shawn Cherian,

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