NEW YORK – March 29, 2017 – NS1®, the leading intelligent DNS and traffic management provider with a vision to Build a Smarter Internet™, today announced the appointment of Salil Jani as vice president of business development and general counsel. Jani brings over 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and commercial contracts to the company. At NS1, he will lead business development activities, including strategic relationship management. Previously, Jani served for three years as the company’s outside counsel while a partner at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus.
Jani’s background includes:
- Led the venture tech and emerging companies practice at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus
- Acted as outside general counsel to a number of high growth tech companies
- Led clients through multiple funding rounds and strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and investments
- At Clifford Chance, Jani advised clients of the London-based law firm on IPOs, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions totaling more than $20 billion in transaction value
Kris Beevers, co-founder and CEO, NS1, said:
“As we continue to accelerate our growth and widen our impact in the DNS and traffic management space, Salil’s deep business and legal experience and long background with NS1 enables us to address new strategic revenue and product opportunities. We have seen rapid adoption across many segments and markets and with Salil’s addition to the team, we will accelerate our growth through strategic relationships, new revenue channels, partnerships, and corporate development activities.”
Salil Jani, vice president of business development and general counsel, NS1, said:
“As outside counsel, I have had the pleasure of seeing the company grow from a bare knuckle startup to a mature business trusted by some of the best-known brands in the world. Now that the company has established itself as the industry leader, the timing is right to further accelerate the business through partnerships and channel relationships to position the company for the future.”
NS1’s intelligent DNS and traffic management platform, with its data-driven architecture and unique Filter Chain routing engine, is purpose-built for the most demanding, mission-critical applications on the Internet. NS1’s comprehensive platform technology leverages infrastructure, application and network data to make intelligent routing decisions in real time, ensuring optimal application performance and reliability. NS1’s customers include Yelp, LinkedIn, Imgur, MaxCDN, Collective Media and others. Visit ns1.com to learn more.