Edgio announced that Todd Hinders has been promoted from CRO to the position of CEO. His 25-year track record includes roles at AWS Elemental, Cisco Systems and others.
Edgio announced that Todd Hinders has been promoted to the position of CEO, effective immediately. Todd has also joined the company’s board of directors, taking over from Bob Lyons, who has resigned from his role as President and CEO and as a member of the board.
Edgio’s globally scaled edge network, combined with the company’s integrated application and media tools, helps companies deliver online experiences and content faster, more safely and with more control.
Todd has served as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer since May 2023. He has a 25-year track record of success, building cloud, security, edge and media platform businesses in both start-up environments and high growth hyperscalers.
In his previous role, he led global sales and customer growth for AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services company, overseeing go-to-market activities for AWS Elemental Media Services, CloudFront, Twitch Interactive Video Service and Edge security products. Prior to his time at AWS Elemental, Todd held numerous leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Maven Networks, Encoding.com/Loudeye and other leading technology firms where he has demonstrated his strategic, go-to-market and business capability.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Bob and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said Kenneth Traub, Chairman of the Board of Edgio. “Now is the right time for new leadership that will infuse Edgio with the discipline and energy needed to capitalise on the opportunity Edgio has in the marketplace.
“While Edgio had a challenging year in 2023, we are excited to start 2024 under Todd’s leadership. Todd brings both continuity and new passion to help the company achieve its potential. He and the entire executive leadership team of Edgio have the full support of the Board.”
“I'm thrilled to be leading Edgio at this exciting time for the company,” said Todd Hinders, CEO of Edgio. “Edgio is on a transformative journey. We're diligently optimizing our global edge-network, expanding our customer base, particularly in high-margin streaming and application businesses and reducing operating expenses.
“We have also been adding skilled, experienced talent to our team and strengthening our balance sheet. Together with our new board of directors, the executive team, our dedicated employees and valued customers and partners, we intend to build a world-class company, delivering on customer success and maximizing shareholder value.” edg.io