Interim CEO & Chief Financial Officer
Darin brings over 20 years of experience to Aryaka as a senior accounting and financial professional. Most recently, Darin was EVP and CFO at Arcserve, while earlier roles included CFO at Stellent, a NASDAQ-listed software company that was sold to Oracle in 2006, Cachet Financial Solutions, Wireless Ronin Technologies, and Computer Network Technology. Darin holds an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas and is a member of the Minnesota State Society for Certified Public Accountants.
Chief Product Officer
Renuka Nadkarni is a security veteran with 20 years of experience building new businesses startups or new businesses at large, publicly traded companies. Before joining Aryaka, she held CTO, Security position at F5 Inc. where she was instrumental in driving F5’s foray into the security market. Previously, she has held various positions and built cutting-edge cloud and security products and launching new businesses at F5, VMware, Infoblox and launching startups. She holds an MS in Electric Engineering from the University of Houston and a BS in Electric Engineering from the University of Mumbai.
Chief Revenue Officer
Pete Harteveld brings more than 20 years of experience working across sales, operations, strategy, and business development roles. In leading global sales organizations, Pete’s focus has been on building great technology companies while identifying and meeting the needs of customers, both large and small.
Prior to joining Aryaka, Pete was the Chief Revenue Officer for Veracode, a leader in the Application Security market. Additionally, Pete led Worldwide Sales and Business Development for Compuware, a Mainframe DevOps company focused on accelerating application development and software delivery systems for Fortune 1,000 corporations across the world. Prior to joining Compuware, Pete held leadership roles at CA Technologies and Deloitte Consulting.
Chief Technology Officer
Srini Addepalli is a security and Edge computing expert with 25+ years of experience. Before joining Aryaka, Srini was at Intel, where he incubated multiple open source edge computing and security initiatives including Service Mesh, cloud native SASE framework, Distributed HSM and Multi Edge/Cloud orchestration technologies. Before Intel, he held the Fellow position at Freescale and CTO position at Intoto Inc. As part of Intoto, which was acquired by Freescale, he is instrumental in leading the development of Gateway and UTM (Unified Threat Management) product lines. Srini has multiple patents in networking and security technologies. He holds a BE (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani in India.
General Counsel | Corporate Secretary | Chief Human Resources Officer
Christiana Khostovan is the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Human Resources Officer at Aryaka. She oversees all legal, regulatory, and HR functions including corporate governance and securities, commercial transactions, employment, IP, privacy, and litigation. Christiana joined Aryaka from Revel Systems where she was General Counsel, Corporate Secretary,and Head of Global HR. Prior to Revel, she was at Franklin Templeton Companies, LLC where she served as SVP and Chief Legal Officer supporting 150 entities, 11,000 employees, in 42 countries for over 17 years. Christiana is admitted to The State Bar of California, The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and has practiced before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She has also served on various corporate and charitable boards including Golden Gate University School of Law and Crystal Springs Uplands School.
Chief Engineering & Cloud Operations Officer
Vikas Garg is the Chief Engineering & Cloud Operations Officer at Aryaka Networks. Vikas has more than 20 years of experience in Computer Networking with more than 10 years of design, development and management experience in the CDN industry. Previously, Vikas was the Vice President of Engineering at CDNetworks, heading their global research and development efforts. He was the Vice President of Engineering & Operations at Speedera Networks, prior to its acquisition by Akamai Technologies. At Speedera, Vikas helped to build one of the largest Content Delivery Networks in the industry. Before that, Vikas held senior engineering development and management roles at Wave Systems, Distinct Corporation, Microsoft, and Punjab Wireless Systems.
Vikas holds several patents in the area of Content Distribution Networks, Cloud Computing and Global Traffic Management.
Vikas holds dual graduate degrees, in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin, and in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama. Vikas received his undergraduate degree in Electronics from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India.
Chief Information Security Officer
Edward Frye is the Chief Information Security Officer at Aryaka Networks responsible for the company wide company-wide leadership of Aryaka’s information security program and collaborating with the industry leaders to share best practices on information security.
Frye is an information security leader with over 20 years of experience establishing cross-functional, practical security approaches that fit company culture and business goals. Prior to joining Aryaka, Frye was head of security at Elementum SCM, Inc., where he was responsible for establishing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and obtaining ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for the organization. Prior to Elementum, Edward built several information security programs for many SaaS companies, including BlueJeans, Valley Oak Systems, Ellie Mae and PaymentOne. He is currently a board member and president of the Silicon Valley chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).
Edward holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and a Master’s degree in Information Security and Assurance from Western Governors University.
Senior Vice President Of Global Delivery & Support
Seasoned IT leader with more than 25 years of experience who has seen, innovated and influenced the compute/networking industry from the Mainframes to today’s cloud/SaaS world. He has played leadership roles in both start-ups and large enterprises with a unique skill of creating a customer first culture, drive innovation at the speed of change without losing sight of corporate vision. He has been working with Aryaka for more than 8 years as VP of Customer Support and Service Delivery.