Senior Lead Solutions Engineer, Akamai
Eli Arkush is an Internet professional with more than 13 years of experience in the Web, Cloud & Enterprise Security, Application Performance and Mobile Networks industries.
As a Senior Lead Solutions Engineer at Akamai, Eli spent the last 4 years developing partner relationships, coaching and enabling technical sales (pre-sales) teams within Akamai partners’ organizations in various verticals: System Integrators, Telcos, eCommerce Platforms and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Eli joined Akamai on March 2012 through an acquisition of Cotendo, an innovative CDN (Content Delivery Network) startup that brought pioneering technologies and talent to complement Akamai’s business leadership of the CDN space. Throughout his 3 years at Cotendo, Eli supported a strategic partnership with a national Telco provider which carried through the Akamai acquisition and grown to $100M revenue generating partnership today. Prior to Cotendo, he worked at Finjan, a leading Secure Web-Gateway (SWG) company as a Manager of Technical Support teams, and before that Eli worked at Pelephone, a top tier cellular provider as System Performance Engineer, where he monitored, tracked and optimized the cellular data network. Eli holds bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).