Willie M. Tejada is Senior Vice President & General Manager, Emerging Products Division at Akamai. Mr. Tejada leads the Akamai team responsible for enabling enterprises to leverage the Internet and public cloud computing services for their business applications.
With more than 15 years of marketing, product management and business development experience, Mr. Tejada joined Akamai in March 2007 as part of the Netli acquisition. His service at Akamai includes having led the rapid growth of the Application and Site Acceleration Business Units targeted at optimizing the delivery of sites and applications over the Internet and the launch of Akamai's security and mobile products.
A seasoned executive, Mr. Tejada has held various senior management positions in both start-up and large enterprise companies including Novell Inc., the pioneer in local area networking. At Novell he led marketing, product management, developer and strategic relations organizations.
An accomplished communicator and presenter, Mr. Tejada is an inventor listed on US Patent 6,078,924, and also the author of Facilitating Competitive Intelligence: The Next Step in Internet-Based Research published in CRC Press' "Best Practices Series" in Internet Management.