Vice President Security Business Unit, Akamai TechnologiesJohn Summers leads Akamai’s security services business and is responsible for driving the product roadmap, business planning, revenue growth and profitability of those services. Akamai’s Kona Security services provide cloud-based application security, DDoS defense and data protection services that leverage Akamai’s unique distributed computing platform to provide a globally distributed layer of defense that scales on demand, in real time. Summers joined Akamai in 2007 to manage the Site Acceleration products and during his tenure that business grew dramatically. Prior to Akamai, Summers built and ran Managed Security Services businesses at Genuity and at Unisys. Summers holds a master of science degree in computer science engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.