Chief Security Officer, Akamai Technologies, Inc.Andy Ellis is Akamai's Chief Security Officer, responsible for overseeing the security architecture and compliance of the company's massive, globally distributed network. Ellis is the designer and patentholder of Akamai's SSL acceleration network, as well as several of the critical technologies underpinning the company’s Kona Security Solutions. He is at the forefront of Internet policy; as a speaker, blogger, member of the FCC CSRIC, supporting Akamai's CEOs on the NIAC and NSTAC and an advisory board member of HacKid. He is a graduate of MIT and a former US Air Force officer, the recipient of the CSO Magazine Compass Award, the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence and the Spirit of Disneyland Award.
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