Leadership

NS1 is led by a hardened team of internet infrastructure pros. We love this stuff.

Our Leadership Team

Kris Beevers, co-founder & CEO

Kris Beevers, co-founder & CEO

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.


Jonathan Sullivan, co-founder & CPO

Jonathan Sullivan, co-founder & Chief Product Officer

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.


Alex Vayl, co-founder & VP, Demand Generation

Alex Vayl, co-founder & VP, Demand Generation

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.


Aaron Pullin, CFO

Aaron Pullin, CFO

Aaron joined NS1 after serving as CFO of Net Access, a private-equity backed provider of data center colocation. In 2015 he led the successful sale of Net Access when they were acquired by Cologix, Inc. Aaron was also the head of finance at Voxel dot Net, a global managed hosting and cloud company, where he led the company’s acquisition by Internap (NASDAQ:INAP). He is a Certified Public Accountant and received his B.B.A from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.


Prianka De, Head of People

Prianka De, Head of People

Prianka spent the first few years of her career building foundational process from the ground up at other high-growth companies. Prianka worked at Transfix, a digital trucking logistics start-up as their People Operations Manager and at NewsCred as their People Business Partner. Prianka holds a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Politics from Ursinus College and an M.A. in Politics, specializing in International Relations, from New York University.


Salil Jani, VP Business Development & General Counsel

Salil Jani, VP, Business Development & General Counsel

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, IPOs and private placements, totaling more than $20 billion in transaction value. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Seton Hall University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.


Jonathan Lewis, VP, Product Marketing

Jonathan Lewis, VP, Product Management

Jonathan has played key product marketing roles in a variety of high-growth, market-leading IT infrastructure companies including Arbor Networks, SSH Communications Security (SSH1V) and Nortel. He has successfully launched numerous network and security products, including IPsec gateways, SSL VPNs and end point security. Jonathan holds both B.S. and M.S. degrees from McGill University, an M.B.A. from Bentley College as well as CISSP certification.


Renee Orser, Director, Engineering

Renee Orser, Director of Engineering

Prior to joining NS1, Renee spent a decade working and traveling in over 30 countries while managing teams delivering distributed, highly scalable digital healthcare products to governments and international nonprofits. Renee worked as a senior program manager at ThoughtWorks, an analyst at Partners In Health, and an independent consultant. Renee brings deep expertise in facilitation, cross-functional communication, and brash problem-solving to NS1’s engineering organization. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and Arabic from Tufts University.


Kathleen Rohrecker, VP Marketing

Kathleen Rohrecker, VP Marketing

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.


Kevin Romani, VP Sales

Kevin Romani, VP Sales

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.


Shannon Weyrick, Director, Technology

Shannon Weyrick, Director, Engineering

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.

Investors

Entree Capital

Center Electric

Sigma

Flybridge

Founder Collective

Deutsche Telekom Capital

Two Sigma Ventures

Telstra Ventures