Meet the passionate, yet pragmatic, folks driving inclusive entrepreneurship.

Leadership Team

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Aman Bhutani, Chief Executive Officer

As chief executive officer of GoDaddy, Aman brings over 20 years of experience in technical, management, and leadership roles ushering brands into new eras of innovation and global growth.

Prior to joining GoDaddy in 2019, Aman spent nearly a decade at Expedia Inc., where he served as Brand Expedia Group president from 2015 to 2019, and leadership roles of the worldwide engineering team culminating as chief technology officer from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Expedia, Aman held multiple technology roles at JPMorgan Chase and Co. and Washington Mutual, Inc.

In addition to GoDaddy’s board of directors, he serves on the board of directors of The New York Times Company and currently is a member of its audit and finance committees.

He earned his MBA from Lancaster University in Lancashire, England and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Delhi University.

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Roger Chen, Chief Operating Officer

Roger joined GoDaddy in 2015 as Vice President of Asia, and in 2018, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of the Asia Pacific region. In 2020, he became President of GoDaddy’s Domain Registrars and Investors Business. Roger holds a B.A. degree, with majors in Computer Science and Economics, from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Mark McCaffrey, Chief Financial Officer

As GoDaddy’s Chief Financial Officer, Mark is responsible for the company’s accounting, finance, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, procurement, investor relations and global real estate departments.

Before joining GoDaddy, Mark spent over 20 years holding various roles at PwC in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector. Mark most recently was its US TMT Sector Leader, guiding an experienced team of consultants working across clients in the TMT industries.

He also served as the Global Software Industry Leader for the firm, including the global engagement partner on several of PwC’s largest multinational software and services clients. Mark has experience as a strategic business advisor, with frequent speaking engagements at industry conferences world-wide and annual workshops for financial executives, operational executives, and board members. He also lectures at colleges and universities on the subject of leadership and frequently blogs on industry and leadership topics.

Mark’s career has centered on serving clients in the technology and media industries, particularly on organizations building their digital capabilities. As industries converge, digital innovation has been a hallmark of his work and his clients’ success. A graduate of Pace University, Mark was a member of the Board at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose through 2017 and is currently a President of the Board Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation.

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Jared Sine, Chief Strategy & Legal Officer

As Chief Strategy & Legal Officer, Jared leads the Strategy, Legal, Corporate and Business Development functions at GoDaddy.

Prior to joining GoDaddy in 2024, Jared spent almost eight years at Match Group and served as Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer since March 2021, overseeing privacy, safety and social advocacy, compliance, government affairs, corporate governance, general legal, aspects of corporate strategy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to Match Group, Jared worked for Expedia Group as Vice President, Associate General Counsel (Mergers & Acquisitions and Integrations), where he led all legal aspects of Expedia’s mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic initiatives. 

He began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and later joined Latham & Watkins, where he advised leading Fortune 500 companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.

Jared holds a B.S. in Economics and a J.D. from Brigham Young University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and California.

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Monica Bailey, Chief People Officer

As head of GoDaddy’s people and culture, Monica is responsible for talent and performance management, total rewards, learning and development, hiring, inclusion and partnership with our people and leaders worldwide. Since joining GoDaddy in 2013, Monica has implemented several initiatives including an updated performance review process in partnership with Stanford to reduce unconscious bias, while reinforcing great performance and a distinct culture. Additionally, she’s been instrumental in leveling and career structure, pay parity and an employee feedback engine to improve both GoDaddy’s culture and company.

Prior to GoDaddy, Monica worked at Microsoft for 17 years where she worked as a trusted business partner, helped create the HR Mergers and Acquisitions practice and ran the top of the house internal assessment and development program aimed at growing top talent for future challenges, including President and CEO successors for the company. She also ran her own HR coaching and consulting firm.

Monica holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and Communications, with a focus on Women’s Studies from Washington State University.

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Charles Beadnall, Chief Technology Officer

Charles is responsible for ensuring GoDaddy engineering delivers a more powerful, integrated experience to customers through the adoption of key technologies. He leads the company’s global platform and infrastructure organization.

Before joining GoDaddy in 2013, Charles was responsible for ad serving and personalization platforms at Yahoo! Prior to Yahoo!, he held engineering leadership positions at Metaweb Technologies, Verisign and WR Hambrecht + Co.

Charles studied at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Northwestern University.

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Fara Howard, Chief Marketing Officer

Fara Howard joins us most recently from Amazon Fashion where she led Marketing for the US business.

Prior to Amazon, Fara was the Global Head of Marketing at Vans and had the honor of bringing their brand to life for their 50th Anniversary. Her career also includes over a decade at Dell, including leading North America Consumer and Small Business Marketing and establishing Dell’s in-house digital agency. She started her marketing career at Gatorade, which taught her the importance of intimately knowing your customer. She remains steadfast that marketing’s primary role is to understand and advocate for the customer.

Fara received her MBA at the University of Michigan—Go Blue!

She met her husband there as well so Ann Arbor holds a special place in her heart. Outside of the office, Fara is an avid athlete and loves doing anything outdoors, particularly if it involves her husband and three ridiculously active boys, ages 9, 10 and 11.

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Demetria Elmore, President of Care & Services

As President of Care & Services, Demetria brings an extensive background in business innovation, strategy development, operations design and process improvement to her role.

Prior to her current position, Demetria led Care & Services for the GoDaddy Partners team. Prior to joining GoDaddy in July 2020, Demetria led customer service for premier customers at Stripe, ran global customer care operations for the Expedia brand portfolio, spent a decade consulting with Marriott International and worked as a consultant with Boston Consulting Group.

Demetria earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Yale University. She lives in a multi-generational home in Seattle with her mother and two children.

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Kasturi Mudulodu, President, Commerce

Kasturi Mudulodu leads GoDaddy's commerce division, focusing on empowering entrepreneurs with robust ecommerce platforms and innovative point-of-sale systems. These solutions, coupled with competitive payment processing services, are designed to help businesses succeed online and offline, aligning with GoDaddy's commitment to comprehensive, accessible commerce tools.

Before her current role, Kasturi led product, go-to-market, and risk for GoDaddy's commerce team. Kasturi joined GoDaddy following the Poynt acquisition, where she led the transition from payment terminals to a payment facilitator. Her career also includes leadership roles in product management at YapStone, Worldpay, and Litle & Co. Her career began as a software engineer, contributing to her comprehensive understanding of the tech and payments industry.

A Northeastern University graduate with a Master of Computer Science, Kasturi resides in Northern California with her husband and two teenage kids. A lifelong meditator, she is passionate about hiking, and cooking Indian cuisine.

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Gourav Pani, President, US Independents

As President of US Independents, Gourav oversees all areas of GoDaddy's domestic business covering the Everyday Entrepreneur, which includes software and services such as GoDaddy Websites+Marketing that enable them. He joined GoDaddy in 2020 to lead GoDaddy.com, Search and Customer Marketing.

He focuses his teams on experimentation to rapidly learn and deliver simple and seamless experiences that increase customer value and trust.

A software engineer by trade, prior to GoDaddy, Gourav worked across a wide variety of verticals such as supply chain, IT services, SaaS, telecommunications and travel. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Computer Science and Economics from Hanover College.

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Paul Bindel, President, GoDaddy Partners

As President of the Partners business, Paul oversees all areas of our GoDaddy's web designers and developers, resellers, agencies, and Pro focused brands. Paul also looks after the Global Hosting and Security products. Paul joined GoDaddy in 2014 to lead the ecommerce channel and more recently was the business leader of the Domains business unit. Prior to joining GoDaddy, he held multiple roles at Amazon and HP. Paul earned his Master of Sciences Degree in Electrical Engineering from ISEP (Paris, France). Paul is an avid athlete who loves to ride his bike and compete in triathlons. He enjoys the outdoors, particularly if it involves his family.

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Laura Messerschmitt, President, GoDaddy International Independents

Laura leads GoDaddy's International Division, where she is responsible for the strategy, marketing, and operations for GoDaddy's business in 150 markets worldwide. She joined GoDaddy in 2012 when her startup, Outright, was acquired. Prior to her current role, she led customer care and sales for GoDaddy and founded GoDaddy’s Customer Experience team. Laura serves as the Executive Sponsor for our Women in Tech group and has served as a mentor for the Department of State’s TechWomen Program since 2017, where she mentors women from Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia who are pursuing careers in STEM. In 2019, she represented GoDaddy in a State Department delegation to Uzbekistan to promote women in technology. Laura has spent most of her career working with small businesses – Previously, she was at Intuit, leading product management for key small business product lines, and at Deloitte Consulting. Laura graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA with a degree in Mathematics and received her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Board of Directors

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Brian Sharples, Board chair, GoDaddy Inc.; former co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer, HomeAway, Inc.

Brian has served on GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2016. Brian co-founded HomeAway and served as its chairman and chief executive officer from April 2004 to September 2016. Prior to this, he was the former president and chief executive officer of IntelliQuest Information Group.

In addition to GoDaddy, Brian has served on the board of directors of Ally Financial Inc. since August 2018. He previously served on the boards of directors of Avalara, Inc. from March 2020 to October 2022, Yelp Inc. from March 2019 to June 2022, HomeAway, Inc. from April 2004 to January 2017 and RetailMeNot, Inc. from August 2011 to May 2017.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from Colby College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Herald Chen, Advisor and former president and chief financial officer, AppLovin Corporation

Herald has been a member of GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2014. He is currently an advisor to the chief executive officer at AppLovin Corporation, where he previously served as president and chief financial officer from November 2019 to January 2024, and currently serves on its board of directors. Prior to this role, Herald was the head of KKR’s Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) investing from April 2007 to October 2019, where his focus was primarily in the Americas. During this time, he led the firm’s investment in AppLovin.

In addition to GoDaddy and AppLovin, he serves on the board of directors of Internet Brands Inc., an integrated digital media software services private company. He previously served as board chair for several companies, including BMC Software, Inc., Optiv Inc. and Epicor Software Corporation.

Herald holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Finance) and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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Caroline Donahue, Former executive vice president and chief marketing and sales officer, Intuit Inc.

Caroline has served on GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2018. Caroline was the executive vice president and chief marketing and sales officer of Intuit Inc. from August 2012 to September 2016. Prior to this role, she was Intuit’s senior vice president of sales and director of sales and marketing from May 1995 to August 2012, in addition to her other previous roles within sales, channel management, and field marketing at Apple Inc., NeXT Computer, and Knowledge Adventure.

In addition to GoDaddy, Caroline serves on the boards of directors of Experian plc and Versapay Corporation, a private company providing cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions.

Caroline has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Northwestern University.

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Mark Garrett, Senior advisor, Permira; former executive vice president and chief financial officer, Adobe Systems Incorporated

Mark has been a member of GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2018. He has been a senior advisor with Permira since June 2021. Prior to this, Mark served as senior advisor to General Atlantic from June 2018 to June 2021 and was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Adobe Systems Incorporated from February 2007 to April 2018. Mark also served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Software Group of EMC Corporation (formerly Documentum, Inc.) from August 2002 to January 2007 and 1997 to 1999.

He also serves on the boards of directors of Cisco Systems, Inc. and Snowflake Inc.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Marketing from Boston University and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Marist College.

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Graham Smith, Former executive vice president and chief financial officer, Salesforce.com, Inc.

Graham has been a member of GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2024. From November 2021 to April 2022, Graham served as interim chief executive officer of Splunk Inc., where he also served as a director. Prior to this, he was the executive vice president of Salesforce.com, Inc. from August 2014 to June 2015, its chief financial officer from March 2008 to August 2014, and its executive vice president of finance from December 2007 to April 2008. Prior to this role, Graham was the executive vice president, chief financial officer and secretary of Advent Software, Inc. from January 2003 to December 2007. 

Graham currently serves on the boards of directors of Axon Enterprise, Inc. since March 2023 and Procore Technologies, Inc. since February 2020. He also served on the board of directors of Splunk Inc. from July 2011 until March 2024 when it was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. 

Graham holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol in the U.K. and is qualified as a chartered accountant in England and Wales.

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Leah Sweet, Former senior vice president of global design, deliver and operations, PayPal Inc.

Leah has served on GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2020. She was the senior vice president of global design, delivery and operations, and previously served as the chief of staff to the chief executive officer at PayPal Inc. from January 2012 to March 2020. Prior to PayPal, Leah was the vice president of customer success at CA Technologies, Inc. from April 2010 to December 2011, the deputy chief information officer at the State of Arizona from May 2009 to April 2010 and the vice president of technology strategy and operations at American Express Company from February 2004 to May 2009.

In addition to GoDaddy, Leah currently serves on the boards of directors of BMC Technologies and Versapay Corporation, both private companies.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Iowa State University.

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Srini Tallapragada, President and chief engineering officer, Salesforce, Inc.

Srinivas (Srini) has been a member of GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2023. Srini has been the president and chief engineering officer at Salesforce, Inc. since December 2019. He also served as the president, executive vice president and senior vice president at Salesforce from May 2012 to December 2019. From April 2011 to May 2012, he was the senior vice president of engineering at Oracle Corporation, where he also served as the vice president and senior director of applications development from 2001 to 2009 and the director of engineering and customer relationship manager from 2000 to 2001. In addition to these roles, he served as the senior vice president at SAP Labs Inc. from February 2009 to April 2011.

Srini previously served on the board of directors of Avalara Inc. from July 2021 to October 2022 when Avalara became a private company.

He holds a PGDM from XLRI in Jamshedpur, India, and a BTech in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology in Warangal, India.

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Sigal Zarmi, Senior advisor, Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

Sigal has served on GoDaddy’s board of directors since 2023. She currently serves as a senior advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, Inc. From August 2023 to January 2024, Sigal served as the interim chief information officer at Staples, Inc. Prior to this, she served as the senior advisor at Morgan Stanley from July 2021 to January 2023, where she also previously served as the managing director and global head of transformation from October 2018 to July 2021 and the international chief information officer from September 2020 to July 2021. Sigal also served as the vice chairman of global and U.S. chief information officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from December 2014 to September 2018, and the chief information officer of GE Capital Americas, General Electric Company from August 2010 to November 2014.

In addition to GoDaddy, Sigal currently serves on the boards of directors of ADT Inc. and HashiCorp, Inc. since April 2021 and June 2021, respectively. She also sits on various private company boards of directors.

Sigal holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Technion—Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

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Aman Bhutani, Chief Executive Officer

As chief executive officer of GoDaddy, Aman brings over 20 years of experience in technical, management, and leadership roles ushering brands into new eras of innovation and global growth.

Prior to joining GoDaddy in 2019, Aman spent nearly a decade at Expedia Inc., where he served as Brand Expedia Group president from 2015 to 2019, and leadership roles of the worldwide engineering team culminating as chief technology officer from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Expedia, Aman held multiple technology roles at JPMorgan Chase and Co. and Washington Mutual, Inc.

In addition to GoDaddy’s board of directors, he serves on the board of directors of The New York Times Company and currently is a member of its audit and finance committees.

He earned his MBA from Lancaster University in Lancashire, England and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Delhi University.