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Instart Names Jony Hartono Chief Financial Officer

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Instart, the company helping thousands of leading brands around the world deliver faster, safer and more profitable digital experiences, today announced the appointment of Jony Hartono as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

As CFO, Hartono will lead Instart in the areas of financial management, accounting, legal and human resources, as well as office operations. As part of the company’s expanding senior leadership team, Hartono will provide operating discipline and guidance around performance measurement and help lead the organization as it continues rapid growth in the digital experience market sector. Instart Logic closed a $30 million venture funding round in November 2017, bringing the total equity investment into the company to $140 million. Instart customers include top global brands such as Neiman Marcus, Hearst, Bonnier, Office Depot, Telstra, and Walgreens.

“Customer experience is moving online at a rapid pace,” commented Hartono. “And Instart has proven technology that helps our clients convert their end customer and deliver the best experience possible. That’s why I am so excited about joining the company – an incredible product, an incredible team, and one of the most dynamic markets in the internet space. It was, quite simply, an opportunity not to be missed.”

Hartono has a proven record of building teams, scaling companies, improving business processes, and managing operations. He joins Instart from Capriza, where he served as CFO and worked closely with company leadership on investment velocity and resource allocations. He previously served at MobileIron, where, as VP of Finance, he built and led the company’s planning and analytics team, supervised sales compensation, and was instrumental in the company’s successful initial public offering (IPO). He also held a series of corporate development and finance positions at Silicon Graphics International Corp. (formerly Rackable Systems), where he worked on the company’s IPO and two successful follow-on offerings.

“We’re thrilled to have Jony on board,” said Instart Chief Executive Officer Sumit Dhawan. “He’s a Silicon Valley veteran, with deep experience in helping high-growth unicorns like Instart take their operations to the next level.”

Instart’s Digital Experience Cloud uses artificial intelligence to give consumers what they want – fast, secure, compelling and immersive desktop and mobile digital experiences. In addition, global brands get what they need – optimized monetization and superior customer engagement.

About Instart

Instart helps thousands of leading brands around the world deliver faster, safer and more profitable customer experiences through its revolutionary digital experience cloud. Instart combines machine learning, application and device awareness, and open APIs with a broad suite of integrated and automated cloud services, including web and mobile application performance optimization, image optimization, digital advertising optimization, web application security, DDOS protection, bot management and security, and content delivery. Using Instart, enterprises can provide ultra-fast, visually immersive, amazingly engaging, and highly secure experiences on any device to maximize revenue, deliver superior customer experience, and gain competitive advantage. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter at @InstartLogic.

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