Fastly Appoints Margaret Arakawa as Chief Marketing Officer


Marketing veteran with experience at Microsoft, Outreach and Intel will lead the marketing strategy at Fastly

SAN FRANCISCO, December 13, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Quickly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), a global provider of edge cloud networks, today announced that Margaret Arakawa is its new Director of Marketing, effective today. Arakawa brings to Fastly over 25 years of experience in marketing, business strategy and security and will lead the company’s go-to-market strategy with a focus on accelerating the growth of corporate customers and building brand awareness for the world’s fastest cloud edge network and powerful software portfolio.

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Margaret Arakawa has been appointed Fastly’s new Marketing Director. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Margaret has an impressive track record of driving strong growth and business expansion for public companies,” said Joshua Bixby, CEO of Fastly. “His expertise in optimizing marketing teams for demand generation and brand building will help us propel us to the next level of growth and relevance in the market, and I’m very excited about the huge impact. that she will have as a key member of our leadership team. “

“A Fastly has a phenomenal fit to the product market and a steadily growing total addressable market,” said Arakawa. “Fastly supports a significant portion of the online experiences we rely on every day, and there is still enormous potential for growth and opportunities ahead. The future of the Internet is being built on Fastly’s network, and j look forward to helping the company grow its brand and corporate customer base. “

Arakawa brings significant experience in brand building, business growth and revenue growth. Most recently, she was CMO at Outreach, where she tripled lead generation and solidified the startup SaaS leadership in business engagement. Margaret spent nearly 20 years at Microsoft leading business strategy, product planning and product marketing and growing the global Windows, Security and Azure businesses. It also started the Microsoft Surface business in the United States and grew it from inception to billions in revenue.

Arakawa will report directly to Fastly CEO Joshua Bixby and focus on driving business demand, expanding the total addressable market, and showcasing Fastly’s innovation that enables customers to develop, deliver and secure modern distributed applications.

About Fastly

Fastly upgrades the Internet experience to give people and organizations more control, faster content, and more dynamic applications. By combining the world’s fastest edge cloud network with powerful software, Fastly helps customers develop, deliver and secure modern distributed applications and compelling digital experiences. Fastly’s clients include many of the world’s largest companies, including Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub. For more information about our mission and our products, visit

This press release contains “forward-looking” statements based on our beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to us as of the date of this press release. Forward-looking statements may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, those regarding our ability to continue to grow our brand and corporate customer base, our ability to move to the next level of growth and market relevance, the impact of our team of direction on our growth and success. , and the continued growth of our total addressable market. Except as required by law, we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements publicly, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. Important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially are detailed from time to time in reports filed by Fastly with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter. fiscal year ended September 30, 2021. Copies of the reports filed with the SEC are posted on Fastly’s website and are available free of charge from Fastly.

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