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Our Leadership Team

Colin Doherty

Colin Doherty

Chief Executive Officer

Colin Doherty is the Chief Executive Officer at Dyn where he is responsible for the company’s continued growth and innovation. During his 25 year career, Colin has established a strong profile as a Chief Executive Officer with demonstrable success in the carrier, cloud, enterprise and data center market sectors.

Prior to joining Dyn, Colin served as CEO of BTI Systems, a company that provides hardware and software-defined networking (SDN) tools. Prior to BTI Systems, Colin spent four years as the CEO of Arbor Networks, a world leader in DDoS protection and security solutions, where he doubled the company’s revenue over a four year period. Colin has also served as CEO of switching startup Mangrove Systems and has held senior management, sales and operations roles with NMS Communications and Nortel Networks in North America and Latin America.

Colin holds a degree in Business Studies from Dundee, Scotland and holds a Postgraduate BSC in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing in London.

Kevin Bisson – Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Bisson

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Bisson is the Chief Financial Officer at Dyn where he is responsible for the company’s financial, strategic and long term vision. In this role, Kevin has day-to-day responsibility for the Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate Development functions.

Prior to joining Dyn, Kevin spent three years as CFO of Mercury Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRCY), a publicly traded provider of digital signal processing and microwave products for defense applications. At Mercury, Kevin lead the completion of a $200 million debt financing as well as assisting with the completion of several acquisitions. Prior to Mercury, Kevin was CFO of SeaChange International (Nasdaq: SEAC), a publicly traded provider of video on demand software for cable television and telecommunications companies. Previous experience included time as CFO of publicly traded AMSC, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMSC) and Controller and Treasurer of Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), where he lead Axelis’s initial public offering.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Dave Allen – SVP & General Counsel

Dave Allen

SVP & General Counsel

Dave Allen is the Senior Vice President at Dyn where he oversees Dyn’s legal team, and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s legal matters.

Dave is an alumnus of Nixon Peabody LLP, where he practiced in the Global Business Transactions and Private Equity groups. In private practice, he represented strategic and financial buyers and sellers of publicly and privately held businesses and served as outside general counsel to technology companies.

Dave has been recognized as a New England Super Lawyer, Rising Star each year from 2009-2013 by Law and Politics Magazine. He has been recognized by the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association and the Union Leader as one of Forty under 40 emerging leaders in the state.

Dave is a graduate of both the University of New Hampshire and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Kyle York – Chief Marketing Officer

Kyle York

Chief Strategy Officer

Kyle York is the Chief Strategy Officer at Dyn where he has been a long-time executive, having joined in 2008. Over the years, he has held go-to-market leadership roles in worldwide sales, marketing, and services. In his current role, Kyle focuses on corporate strategy, including: positioning and evangelism, new markets, strategic alliances and partnerships, M&A, and business development.

As an expert in global Internet and technology trends, Kyle has been featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, TechCrunch, Entrepreneur & Web Hosting Industry Review. He has been a guest speaker at many universities and technology conferences globally, such as Harvard, Bentley, Stetson, Launch, Web Summit, HostingCon, and Interop.

Prior to joining Dyn, Kyle spent nearly six years at SaaS company, WhippleHill Communications, Inc., acquired by Blackbaud Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB). In addition to his efforts at Dyn, Kyle is also a board member, advisor and investor in several fast growth startups looking to scale including CloudApp, Datanyze, Fastly, and YORK Athletics MFG.

He holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University and lives in Bedford, NH, with wife, Katie and two sons, Henry and Teddy.

Scott Hilton – EVP, Products

Scott Hilton

EVP, Products

Scott Hilton is the Executive Vice President of Products at Dyn where he is responsible for the management, marketing, strategy, roadmap and business performance for Dyn’s industry-leading portfolio of Internet Performance Management solutions. In addition, he oversees the engineering and product development teams and ensures that Dyn remains a leader in engineering excellence.

Scott specializes in driving growth strategies for product companies, having spent more than 15 years doing just that for SpringTide Networks, Lucent Technologies (Nasdaq: ALU), 3com (Nasdaq: COMS), and Sycamore Networks (Nasdaq: SCMR). At Sycamore, Scott was VP & GM of Mobile Broadband Solutions, responsible for establishing a new business unit, and development and launch of a new content optimization product into the mobile broadband market.

Scott is also an accomplished inventor and entrepreneur. He currently holds two patents in the network space — one for virtual private networks (VPN) automation and the other for mobile location-based services. He is also the founder of Spatial Adventures, a SaaS-based mobile tourism service.

Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and a Master in Science of Electrical Engineering degree from George Mason University. He is also a military veteran, having served as a Submarine Officer in the U.S. Navy.

He lives in Groton, MA, with his wife and two children.

Chris Hill - SVP, Talent

Chris Hill

SVP, Talent

Chris Hill is the Senior Vice President of Talent at Dyn where he oversees Dyn’s Global Human Resources function.

Prior to joining Dyn, Chris designed and managed the global HR program for Egenera, a multi-national cloud management and data center infrastructure automation company. Chris has also served in a senior HR leadership capacity for RSA Security, where he lead the development and implementation of key programs in the compensation, benefits, equity and HR technology areas, and played a significant role in several strategic acquisitions by the company leading to its acquisition by EMC. In addition, he has held senior HR roles at Sycamore Networks, TASC, and BTU International.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Merrimack College. He lives in Chelmsford, MA, with his wife Linda and has a son, Derek, and daughter, Jenn.

Phil Francisco, VP of Product Marketing & Management

Phil Francisco

VP, Product Marketing & Management

Phil Francisco is the Vice President of Product Marketing and Management at Dyn where he is responsible for aligning Dyn’s strategy, products, customers, and market.

Previously, Phil was Vice President of Data Management Products and Strategy for the IBM Analytics portfolio of database and Hadoop product offerings and Netezza products, a role he held both prior and subsequent to the acquisition of Netezza by IBM. Prior to Netezza, he held Vice President of Marketing and Product Management roles at PhotonEx and Lucent Technologies' Optical Networking Group. In addition, he has more than 10 years of experience in software, hardware, and systems engineering at AT&T/Lucent Bell Laboratories.

Phil holds a patent in advanced optical network architectures. Additionally, he holds BSE degrees in Computer Science Engineering and Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSE in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University - Fuqua School of Business.

Josh Verrill – VP, Marketing

Josh Verrill

VP, Marketing

As VP of Marketing, Josh is responsible for overseeing the global execution of Dyn’s brand & content strategy, corporate communications, demand generation, product marketing & customer marketing programs.

Prior to joining Dyn in 2013, as Director of E-commerce, Josh was VP, Business Development & Sales at Ahead of Punchbowl, Josh spent 7 years as a member of the team that ran and founded Rue La La, a members and invitation-only shopping site. During his tenure, he oversaw customer acquisition and helped launch Rue Local into 9 cities across the U.S. Rue La La was acquired by GSI Commerce in 2009.

Josh's wife, Jess, turned her childhood love for horses into a career as a professional horse trainer. Together, with their daughter, Taylor, they are happy to call Verrill Stables home in Danville, NH. Josh is a graduate of the University of Missouri (MIZZOU) where he earned a degree in Marketing.