Holly Firestone

Member Since 2022

Holly Firestone

Executive Vice President, Community


Austin, Texas Area

Holly Firestone is an industry-leading community expert with over a decade of experience in building enterprise communities. As Vice President of Community, Holly is responsible for our vision, strategy, and roadmap for the global Venafi Community including the Venafi Warrior and Jetstack Communities. Holly Firestone has developed, scaled, and run the largest and most recognizable enterprise communities in the world. Prior to joining Venafi, Holly led Salesforce’s global, multi-million member Trailblazer Community which included developer, admin, and business audiences. She was also one of Salesforce’s top-rated people leaders multiple years running. Before Salesforce, Holly built Atlassian’s award-winning community, with a focus on the Atlassian User Group Community. You can find Holly sharing her Community Industry expertise at industry and SaaS conferences, community-focused podcasts, Clubhouse, LinkedIn, and her blog.


  • Community Management
  • Community Strategy
  • Community Engagement



Venafi is a world-class cyber-security company dedicated to protecting machine identities for our hyper-connected digital economy. We identify, fix and manage machine identities wherever they exist, combining expertise with innovation to provide world-class cybersecurity across the extended enterprise network. We are committed to not only solving the machine identity protection issues of today but anticipating those of tomorrow. Venafi has been delivering solutions to high-profile customers for over 10 years. We are extremely proud of our pioneering heritage and the levels of expertise we have delivered for our customers. For more information, visit: www.venafi.com


  • Digital Key and Certificate Management
  • Machine Identity Management
  • Encryption, Secrets Management