Doniel Sutton
Chief People Officer



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Doniel Sutton is the Chief People Officer of Fastly. She first joined the company in 2020. Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences.

Previously, Sutton was a senior vice president of people (CHRO) at Paypal and before that a VP of human resources of real estate and relocation services at Prudential Financial. Earlier in her career she worked with Honeywell Aerospace as an HR manager.

Sutton earned an MBA in human resources and an undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



  1. Doniel is a values-driven human resources executive who brings more than 20 years of strategic and global human resources leadership experience to Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, including PayPal, Prudential, Bank of America, and Honeywell. Doniel has led numerous initiatives transforming culture, building inclusive organizations and teams, while also increasing diversity representation throughout organizations. Doniel’s data-driven, collaborative, and product management approach combined with a customer-first mindset has enabled her to strategically scale HR functions while building innovative, value-added experiences. Doniel joined Fastly amid the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Upon joining, she immediately elevated the focus on company culture and employee mental health and well-being by building new programs, adopting new strategies, and integrating collaborative functions across the organization. Her crowning career achievements include: 2018 Bronze Stevie Award for HR Executive of the Year, American Business Awards 2018 Change Makers, New York Times Post, MAKERS 2017 Top 100 HR Influencers, Engagedly 2017 Black Enterprise 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America 2016 Top Influential Women in Corporate America, Savoy Magazine

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