James Benson, Akamai
Akamai has appointed James Benson as EVP and CFO. He will report directly to Akamai’s president and CEO, Paul Sagan, and will be responsible for the company’s financial operations, including internal audit and real estate.
Benson has over 20 years of experience with financial leadership and the IT industry. He joined Akamai from HP in 2009 having served as VP of finance/operations and CFO for HP’s Americas Technology Solutions group.
“I am delighted to announce Jim’s promotion to CFO at Akamai,” said Sagan. “Jim is an accomplished finance executive with broad knowledge of the IT industry.”