As the Vice President of Public Sector, Tom is responsible for leading Akamai’s Sales, Marketing and Support initiatives within the Federal, State and Higher Education marketplace. Akamai provides services for accelerating and improving the secured delivery of content and applications over the Internet or an organizations private cloud infrastructure. Akamai offers services and solutions for digital media, software distribution, content and application delivery, IP application performance optimization as well as a suite of security offerings that allow businesses to meet their mission requirements. With more than 30 years of information technology industry experience, Tom has held numerous executive management positions at Fortune 500 companies such as EMC, Lotus Development Corp., Unisys Corp. and PictureTel / Polycom. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business.