Carly Brantz

Carly Brantz, Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Carly oversees DigitalOcean’s worldwide marketing operations as the company continues to expand its global customer base. In this role, she’s responsible for scaling DigitalOcean’s self-serve and sales-led acquisition initiatives, as well as its global brand, community, and developer relations efforts.

Carly brings more than 20 years of experience to DigitalOcean with a focus on scaling marketing operations and acquisition at high growth technology companies. Most recently, she served as vice president of revenue marketing at SendGrid, leading the development of the company’s self-service, cloud-based subscription model. During her tenure, the company’s revenue increased more than 30X in eight years, from $5M to $190M, and was later acquired by Twilio in 2019. Before SendGrid, she served as the director of marketing at Return Path, an email deliverability and optimization platform for email marketers, for more than six years.

Beyond her work as a marketing executive, Carly is dedicated to giving back to her community, serving as a board member for Pledge 1% Colorado, a network of entrepreneurs who pledge 1% of company equity, founders equity, annual profits, employee time, or company product to nonprofits of their choosing.

Carly is based in Boulder, Colorado, and holds a B.A. in International Business and Marketing from the University of Colorado Boulder.