SVP Promoted to CFO at Akamai
Akamai Technologies has promoted James Benson from SVP of Finance to EVP & CFO. Before joining Akamai, Benson held a variety of roles at HP, including VP of Finance & Operations and CFO of the Americas Technology Solutions Group. Prior to HP, he held senior executive positions at Compaq and Digital Equipment. Benson replaces Donald Sherman, who is leaving Akamai to become COO at HubSpot, a marketing software company.
Former Microsoft Exec Joins Online Marketing Services Company
ReachLocal has hired Kris Barton to serve as the company’s new Chief Product Officer. He joins ReachLocal from Nero, a multimedia software company, where he was the COO. Before Nero, he served as a Product Unit Manager at Microsoft and held a number of product positions at Omniture and Novell. Currently, Barton serves as a Director at OrganikID.
Date range: February 9th - March 9th