Former Vice President of Technology at Amazon.com
Tom Killalea joined Akamai as a director in March 2018. He is a seasoned technology executive with deep expertise in the areas of security, digital innovation, and customer experience.
Mr. Killalea is the Owner and President of Aoinle, LLC, a consulting firm that he founded in 2014. From 1998 to 2014, Mr. Killalea served in various leadership roles at Amazon.com, Inc., most recently as its Vice President of Technology for the Kindle Content Ecosystem from 2008 to 2014. Previously, he served as its Vice President of Infrastructure and Distributed Systems from 2003 to 2008 and prior to that as Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Security.
Mr. Killalea currently serves on the board of directors of Capital One Financial Corp. and MongoDB, Inc. He previously served on the boards of directors of Xoom Corporation from March 2015 until its acquisition by PayPal Inc. in November 2015 and Carbon Black, Inc. from April 2017 until its acquisition by VMware in October 2019.
Mr. Killalea holds a B.Ed. in Education from the National University of Ireland and a B.S. in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.