Fran Trentley leads Akamai’s Global Security & Government Services. He is responsible for the integration, operations and customer success for Akamai “In the Cloud” (ITC) Security Services, for which he leads and supports a team of over 350 security specialists worldwide who are responsible for the identification, defense and response to application-layer, DNS and network-based attacks against Akamai customer assets. He also supports hundreds of government customers with Internet- and Intranet-based services. Fran recently won Akamai’s Danny Lewin award for his embodiment of the spirit of the company’s founder.
Fran is a distinguished combat veteran with over 20 years of military experience, including assignments integrating intelligence support systems at the Defense Intelligence Agency and C4ISR systems for the U.S. Army. He also served as the White House Communications Agency Chief Information Officer where he supported converged VIP communications and was responsible for the most comprehensive technology modernization effort in the Agency’s history, which earned him induction into the Hall of Fame. Fran has both a Bachelor and Master of Science in Computer Science.