Lotfi Herzi
Senior Vice President, Global Platforms Development


Lotfi Herzi is Senior Vice President of Global Platforms Development, Lotfi is responsible for managing the engineering, product management, user experience, and marketing operations teams responsible for GoDaddy’s commercial website, content and reseller platforms, digital marketing technologies (MarTech), customer care’s tools and platform.

Lotfi also led the international expansion of GoDaddy’s products and services before focusing on the Customer & Marketing Platforms.

Prior to joining GoDaddy, Lotfi served as Yahoo’s VP leading the Global Product Development group, in charge of the international delivery of all Yahoo Products and services worldwide. Yahoo’s products, services, and platforms, served over 800M users worldwide. Also Lotfi dedicated over 18 years of his career at Microsoft. He worked on a variety of products and roles within several divisions including Windows NT, Windows 95, Internet Explorer, MSN, and Surface (pixelsense). In his last role with Microsoft, he served as General Manager where he led multiple teams serving the Entertainment & Devices Division (Xbox internationalization and Localization) and serving company-wide services (Media, Packaging Engineering and Artwork).

Based in the Bay Area, in the heart of Silicon Valley, Lotfi is known for his passion for international and technology and what they can do for customers. He holds a “Diplôme d’Ingénieur” (MS in Computer Science & Applied Mathematics) from ENSEEIHT (Toulouse, France).