Ash Kulkarni

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Web Security and Performance Business Units

Ashutosh (Ash) Kulkarni is Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Web Security and Performance Business Units at Akamai. Mr. Kulkarni leads the Akamai teams responsible for the technology and solutions that enable our customers to deliver exceptional, reliable, and secure experiences for their web and mobile applications, across all devices and networks, everywhere.

Mr. Kulkarni has over 20 years of product management, product development, product marketing, business development, and strategy experience.

Prior to Akamai, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Informatica's Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) businesses. He has also held senior VP and GM roles at Informatica for Data Integration and Data Quality, and for Informatica's portfolio of emerging technology areas including Big Data, B2B, Ultra Messaging, and Complex Event Processing (CEP).

Prior to Informatica, Mr. Kulkarni spent several years at Sun Microsystems in various product management and development roles where he was responsible for leading Sun's Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) initiative.

Mr. Kulkarni earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Mumbai; his Master of Science from the University of Texas at Austin; and his Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.