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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.

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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 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

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

CHRO, Global Head of People

Lorraine Heber-Brause

As the CHRO, Global Head of People at NS1, Lorraine Heber-Brause leads 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, CHRO, Global Head of People

Chief Revenue Officer

Andy Hershey

Andy Hershey is the Chief Revenue Officer at NS1. He is responsible for the overall growth of the company while creating a robust vision for new and current revenue streams. Prior to NS1, Andy worked at Splunk for more than 10 years as Group Vice President, Global Cloud Sales; GTM Transformation. Andy grew his team to be the driving force behind the rapid growth of the Splunk Cloud (SaaS) business.

Andy has more than 25 years of experience in sales and sales leadership roles. Andy spent 10 years in various sales leadership roles at OPNET Technologies (which has since been acquired by Riverbed). He was also the founder and VP of Sales for a start-up, and holds a B.A. in Economics from Drew University.

Andy Hershey, Chief Revenue Officer

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

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

VP of Product

Reggie Best

As VP of Product, Reggie leads overall product strategy at NS1. Reggie brings more than three decades of experience in telecom, enterprise networking, security and software.

Prior to joining NS1, Reggie led the Federal, Managed Service Provider, network discovery, and security businesses at FireMon. Reggie arrived at FireMon via the acquisition of Lumeta Corporation in 2018. Reggie had served as Chief Product Officer of Lumeta, which he joined in 2013 as part of a turn-around management team. Prior to Lumeta, Reggie held executive level product positions at ProtonMedia, a SaaS enterprise collaboration start-up and AEP Networks, a network security start-up.

Earlier in his career, Reggie co-founded three start-ups with successful exits: Netilla Networks (acquired by AEP), AccessWorks (acquired by 3Com), and Teleos Communications (acquired by Madge Networks).

Reggie began his career at Bell Laboratories where he was a design engineer creating products for the telephone network and AT&T business communications services. He holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from City College of New York.

Reggie is a longstanding Member of the IEEE and has received five US patents. While he has spent a lot of time traveling the US and the globe on business, Reggie considers himself a native New Yorker. He now lives in New Jersey and is married with three adult children. He enjoys cooking, jogging, gardening, photography and just spending time at the beach – especially in the Caribbean - when time permits.

Reggie Best, VP of Product

VP of Technical Program Management

Kathleen Foreman

Kathleen Foreman comes to NS1 with more than two decades of experience in bringing predictability and repeatability to organizations by implementing adaptable Program Management and Software Development methodologies.

As the Sr Director of Technical Program Management, Kathleen’s focus is to elevate Program Management to drive the strategic objectives of the organization, and introduce processes that continue to improve NS1’s ability to deliver best in class products and services efficiently and effectively.

Prior to NS1, Kathleen led Business Operations and Program Management teams dedicated to providing critical operational data analysis, process development, and program management expertise at IBM, Landis+Gyr, Secureworks, and Forcepoint. Kathleen holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia where she still lives with her husband, Scott, and daughter, Amelia.

Kathleen Foreman, VP of Technical Program Management

SVP of Business Development

Bill Lapcevic

A seasoned software veteran, Bill has held software leadership roles in Business Development, Sales, and Customer Success. His experience spans companies large and small with a common theme - fast growth.

Prior to joining NS1, Bill ran both Business Development and Customer Success at New Relic, was the Chief Operating Officer at Sentry.io, and was responsible for all partnerships and channels at Auth0.

Bill graduated with a BA from Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Pepperdine. He acts as an advisor to several start-ups and accelerators such as Forum Ventures, HeavyBit, and Quarterly.ai. Bill lives in Orinda, California with his wife, Krysta, and two amazing children, Holden and Finley.

Bill Lapcevic, SVP of Business Development

VP of Operations & Global Services

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 VP Operations & Global Services, 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, VP of Operations & Global Services

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

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

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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