Michelle Zatlyn

Co-founder and Head of User Experience


Michelle creates products people love. As Head of User experience and co-founder of CloudFlare, she experiences this everyday by making the Internet faster and safer for more than 400 million web surfers each month. In 2011, CloudFlare was selected by the Wall Street Journal as the Most Innovative Internet Technology company, and named a 2012 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

Growing up in Canada, Michelle earned a degree in Chemistry and now applies the scientific method to improving businesses. Prior to CloudFlare, she worked at Google and Toshiba, launched two successful startups and got her MBA from Harvard Business School. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a minor in Management, with Distinction, from McGill University. She also holds her MBA from Harvard Business School and was awarded the Dubliner Prize for Entrepreneurship. Michelle is an experienced public speaker and frequent panelist. She was named as one of the 2011 Top Women to Watch in Technology by the Huffington Post.