Amy Butte

Amy Butte is an independent director, strategic advisor and entrepreneur. In addition to her role on the DigitalOcean Board of Directors, she currently serves as audit committee chair and risk management committee member for BNP Paribas USA, director for Bain Capital Specialty Finance and strategic advisor to the Long-Term Stock Exchange.

During her career, Amy has cultivated a particular expertise in guiding companies through the complexities of maturing from private to public. Most notably, she led the New York Stock Exchange through its IPO in 2006 when she served as its CFO. She also founded TILE Financial, which offered online investment learning services, and has served on the boards of Iron Spark I, the Fidelity Investment Strategic Advisers Funds, Accion International and the Women’s Forum of New York.

Amy holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Chris Merritt

Chris Merritt is a seasoned technology executive who most recently served as the Chief Revenue Officer and President of Field Operations at Cloudflare, a leading security, performance, and reliability company committed to helping to build a better Internet. Cloudflare makes websites, APIs, and applications lightning fast, protects them from attacks, and ensures they are always online. 

Chris was recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Sales Leaders in 2018, and served on the CRO Advisory Council for YCombinator, a technology startup accelerator. Prior to Cloudflare, Chris held senior roles at FedEx (Kinkos), Monster and Yahoo!.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Magna Cum Laude from Auburn University.

Hilary Schneider

Hilary Schneider has more than 20 years of experience leading and scaling consumer technology companies. Hilary served as the Chief Executive Officer of Shutterfly from 2020 to 2023. Prior to Shutterfly, Hilary served as Chief Executive Officer of Wag!, the country's largest on-demand mobile dog walking and dog care service, and president and CEO of LifeLock, the leader in identity theft protection. She has also served in a series of executive positions at Yahoo! and in several senior leadership roles at Knight Ridder.

Beyond her extensive executive leadership experience, Hilary also served on the board of SendGrid and currently serves on the boards of Vail Resorts, Getty Images and

Hilary holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Pratima Arora

Pratima Arora is a product leader with extensive experience delivering innovative products to millions of customers globally. She currently serves as the Chief Product Officer at Chainalysis, a blockchain data platform, where she leads the entire R&D organization.

Previously, Pratima was the General Manager and Vice President of Confluence at Atlassian, accountable for one of the highest revenue generating products at the company. Before Atlassian, she led the product strategy, roadmap and go-to-market for Sales Cloud at Salesforce. During her tenure at the company, she drove some of Salesforce's most strategic initiatives, including the machine and deep learning platform, web experience and mobile.

Pratima is a self-proclaimed geek at heart who loves to solve the toughest customer problems with simple and intuitive solutions that customers love. She is passionate about women and cognitive diversity in technology.

Pratima holds a B.S. in Physics from Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University and an M.B.A. from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Pueo Keffer

Pueo Keffer is Managing Director for Access Technology Ventures, the $2B+ venture and growth technology investment effort of Access Industries. Pueo's investments at Access include Amazon, Ant Financial, Facebook, Essential Products, Snapchat, DigitalOcean, Opendoor, Yelp, and Tencent Music Entertainment.

Prior to Access, Pueo was a Partner with Redpoint Ventures where he helped lead the firm's growth equity practice and focused on opportunities in software, internet, digital media and mobile on a global basis. Pueo led or co-led the firm's investments in Open English, Kabam, Just-Eat and Viajanet. He also previously served as an associate with TA Associates and a financial analyst with Goldman Sachs.

In addition to his role on the DigitalOcean Board of Directors, Pueo serves on the boards of Opendoor and Array.

Pueo holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

Warren Adelman

Warren Adelman has more than 20 years of experience leading and advising high-growth technology companies. He currently serves as the managing director of Nativ Group, an investment firm he founded in 2013 focused on SaaS businesses. Previously, he spent nearly a decade at GoDaddy, most recently serving as CEO and a member of the board.

In addition to his experience as an executive officer, Warren has served on several public and private technology company boards, including SendGrid, Phantom Auto, Yotpo and more. He also has been awarded more than 20 patents related to Internet infrastructure and security.

Warren holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto.

Warren Jenson

Warren Jenson has almost 30 years of experience in C-level positions at companies including Amazon, Electronic Arts, Delta Airlines, NBC and LiveRamp. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Nielsen.

Warren is also a seasoned board director, and currently serves on the boards of Ripple, a provider of cryptocurrency solutions for businesses, Jobcase, an online job marketplace and social platform, the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. He previously served on the boards of Cardtronics, TapJoy, and DigitalGlobe.

Warren holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy—Business Taxation from Brigham Young University.

Yancey Spruill

As Chief Executive Officer, Yancey Spruill drives the overall strategy for DigitalOcean leading the company through its next phase of profitable growth. He brings a wealth of technical, financial, and leadership experience and spent the last 15 years in senior executive roles at technology companies including SendGrid and DigitalGlobe. Yancey started his career working as a manufacturing engineer at Corning Incorporated and The Clorox Company. He also has extensive investment banking experience focused on mergers and acquisitions at JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, and Thomas Weisel Partners.

Prior to joining DigitalOcean, Yancey was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at SendGrid from 2015 to 2019, where he profitably grew revenue from $50 million to over $170 million and nearly tripled the company’s customer base. He also helped guide the company through its IPO in late 2017 and its $3 billion all-stock sale in early 2019 to Twilio. Previously, Yancey was the long-time Chief Financial Officer of DigitalGlobe, where he helped drive revenue growth from $50 million to nearly $700 million and EBITDA of approximately $300 million, and helped guide the company through its IPO in 2009.

During his career, he has advised on and executed over $50 billion of M&A and $4 billion in equity and debt raising transactions. He has previously served on several boards of directors of publicly-traded companies, including Ping Identity, Allscripts Healthcare and Zayo Group.

Yancey holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.