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Tom Ruff
Vice President of Public Sector, Akamai

As the Vice President of Public Sector for Akamai, Tom is responsible for leading the corporation’s Sales , Marketing and Support initiatives within the Federal , State and Higher Education marketplace . Akamai provides services for accelerating and improving the secured delivery of content and applications over the Internet or an organizations private cloud infrastructure. Akamai offers services and solutions for digital media, software distribution, content and application delivery, IP application performance optimization as well as a suite of security offerings which allow businesses to meet their mission requirements.

Throughout his 30 year career in Information Technology Tom has held a number of executive leadership roles for both Fortune 500 and early stage start-up companies. Prior to joining Akamai , Tom was the Director of Sales for DOD at EMC. In addition ,Tom has held the following management positions : Director of Sales and Marketing -Picturetel Federal , VP /GM -Lotus Development Corporation Public Sector ,Director of Sales -Unisys Corporation and VP /GM –CMGI.

Tom received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Adminstration from the University of Maryland - Robert H.Smith School of Business.

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