Enterprise Security Director, Akamai Technologies
John Ellis is an experienced thought leader with more than 18 years of IT security strategy and technology solutions experience. He has spent the last seven years in Asia.
Ellis has held senior technology positions in Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Capital and Telstra, from which he has developed a deep insight in to the complex security challenges that face today's hyper connected world.
From New Zealand, Ellis has worked in Australia and now Singapore, where he has been based since 2006. Now that he's based in Asia, Ellis has taken the opportunity to learn conversational Mandarin, and is continuing to improve his understanding of Asian culture.
Ellis holds industry certifications (TOGAF, CISSP, CISM, CISA, ITIL) and is an active member of industry interest groups in Singapore.