Aaqib Gadit, Chief Revenue Officer


Aaqib Gadit is the Co-Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Cloudways, a managed application hosting platform for SMBs that was acquired by DigitalOcean in 2022. Aaqib now serves as Chief Revenue Officer at DigitalOcean, overseeing all go-to-market efforts directly connected to revenue-generating activities.

Aaqib is a hands-on, execution-oriented leader and a serial entrepreneur with expertise in product, growth, tech, customer support, and customer success, particularly in the context of SaaS, Infrastructure, and Open Source.

Aaqib holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) from NED University of Engineering and Technology.

Alan Shapiro, General Counsel


Alan Shapiro is responsible for all legal and compliance matters across DigitalOcean, including corporate transactions and governance, commercial agreements, intellectual property and data protection, international compliance and litigation.

Prior to DigitalOcean, Alan served for nine years as the General Counsel of Everyday Health, a leading provider of digital health solutions, and guided the company's IPO and subsequent sale in 2016. He previously served as the General Counsel of Jupiter Media Metrix, a publicly-traded provider of Internet media and market research services, and NetRatings, a publicly-traded digital measurement firm operating across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America. Alan also previously served as an associate at several international law firms.

Alan holds a B.A. in political science from Columbia University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.

Jeff Guy, Chief Operating Officer


Jeff Guy is DigitalOcean’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he is focused on customer success, revenue growth, and overall company efficiency. He currently oversees strategy deployment, customer support & success, business development, product management, UX, business operations, and strategic sourcing and procurement.

Prior to DigitalOcean, Jeff spent nine years at DigitalGlobe/Maxar, an industry leader in space infrastructure, earth observation, and analytic services, where he most recently served as Senior VP of Business Transformation, and also held multiple senior level financial, operations, and transformation roles. Prior to DigitalGlobe/Maxar, Jeff spent nine years at Trimble, a leader in the GPS SaaS technology space, where he held various operations and transformation roles including building out Americas and EMEA fulfillment operations during a period of growth from $300M to $1.2B. Jeff started his career in the Japanese automotive industry where he embraced lean process and Six Sigma methodologies to drive efficiency.

Jeff holds a B.S. in Business Administration in Operations/Supply Chain Management from Bowling Green State University, an M.B.A. in International Business from Western Michigan University and is a certified Kaizen facilitator with a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

Matt Norman, Chief People Officer


As Chief People Officer, Matt Norman leads the global people team and is responsible for building DigitalOcean’s people strategy to support the company’s continued growth, culture, innovation, and profitability. In this role, he oversees talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion, facilities, and employee engagement programs.

Matt has broad experience leading multiple functions across vast global locations, with his most recent role as EVP, Human Resources at Denihan Hospitality Group where he was responsible for creating and executing global human resources administration, integration, and strategy over the course of seven years. Matt has transformed people teams, injecting a business mindset into structure, processes, and systems, continually looking to find alternatives to improve, reach further, and drive success. Prior to joining Denihan, Matt held senior human resources positions at Gilt Group, Condé Nast, Universal McCann, DoubleClick (a division of Google) and Honeywell. In addition to his extensive human resources expertise, Matt has been an owner and partner in numerous restaurants in New York City and Indianapolis for over two decades.

Matt holds a B.A. from Wabash College and a Master’s degree from Columbia University.

Matt Steinfort, Chief Financial Officer


Matt Steinfort is DigitalOcean’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading and scaling the company’s global finance organization. He brings more than 30 years of financial operations, general management, corporate strategy  & development and consulting experience along with entrepreneurial and startup expertise. 

Prior to DigitalOcean, Matt was the Chief Financial Officer at Zayo Group, where he oversaw all finance and strategy functions including corporate strategy & development, FP&A, IR, accounting and treasury. Before his time at Zayo, Matt was a founder of SaaS provider Envysion, where he also served as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Matt holds a B.S. in civil engineering and operations research from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Megan Wood, Chief Strategy Officer


Megan Wood is Chief Strategy Officer at DigitalOcean, responsible for keeping the company's various functions and teams aligned on nearer and longer-term plans and execution. Before stepping into this role, she led Business Operations and Analytics functions at DigitalOcean, focused on driving cross-functional growth initiatives.

Previously, Megan led Strategy & Corporate Development at NerdWallet and Maxar. She also worked as a consultant at Bain & Company.

Megan holds a B.S. in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Yancey Spruill, Chief Executive Officer


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.