Short Bio

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal at Fastly in Product Technology and wrote the book on Security Chaos Engineering (O'Reilly Media). Kelly has been a successful enterprise product leader as well as an entrepreneur (with an exit to Crowdstrike) and investment banker. Kelly is best known for applying behavioral economics and resilience to information security and is a frequent advisor, author, and speaker on those topics.

Long Bio

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal at Fastly in Product Technology. Kelly is co-author of Security Chaos Engineering (O'Reilly Media) and is best known for their work applying behavioral economics, resilience, and DevOps principles to information security. Kelly has been a successful enterprise product leader as well as a startup founder (with an exit to CrowdStrike) and investment banker. Kelly frequently advises Fortune 500s, investors, startups, and federal agencies and has spoken at major technology conferences internationally, including Black Hat USA, O'Reilly Velocity Conference, and RSA Conference.

Industry Recognition

My work and I have been featured in top media outlets, including BBC News, Business Insider, CNN, and Vice Media, as well as top technology publications, such as Cyberscoop, ComputerWorld, Dark Reading, Decipher, InfoQ, Risky Business, TechCrunch, and VentureFizz. I have been named a top 100 DevOps leader and tech industry leader, and I advise companies (from Fortune 500 to startups), investors (from seed VC through growth PE), and executives regularly.

Internationally Known Speaker

I have spoken at over 40 conferences in 7 countries across 4 continents, addressing audiences from multiple thousands of technology professionals to handfuls of C-suite officers. I have also presented at numerous private corporate and government events, including at Fortune 500 companies and publicly-traded Silicon Valley tech companies.