Kelly Shortridge

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal Engineer at Fastly. Kelly is coauthor of Security Chaos Engineering (O'Reilly Media) and an expert in resilience-based strategies for systems defense. Shortridge 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. Kelly’s research papers have been featured in Communications of ACM, IEEE, ACM Queue, and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, spanning behavioral science in information security, deception strategies, and the ROI of resilience. They also serve on ACM Queue’s magazine editorial board.