William Wheaton – Advisor

Mr. William Wheaton, also known as Bill, has been the Chief Strategy Officer of Akamai Technologies, Inc. since March 7, 2017. Mr. Wheaton served as Executive Vice President of Media Division of Akamai Technologies, Inc. since July 2015 until February 2017 and served as its Senior Vice President. Mr. Wheaton leads the Akamai team responsible for products and solutions that make video and software applications accessible and complex media content easy to use. His service at Akamai includes roles as Vice President of Digital Media Solutions, supporting key digital media customers and driving innovation at Akamai to help customers take advantage of emerging opportunities. He has also served as the Director of Streaming Sales at Akamai, overseeing streaming sales efforts including partnership programs. He served as General Manager of Media Division at Akamai Technologies, Inc. since February 2016 until March 7, 2017. Prior to Akamai, Mr. Wheaton worked at Intervu, where he managed the Business Communications Sales Group supporting customers like CCBN, MCI, AT&T, Sprint and others. He has started and sold several businesses including VCS Technologies, which he sold to Intervu in 1999. Mr. Wheaton started his career at Procter & Gamble and moved to Pfizer before starting his entrepreneurial ventures. He has a B.S. degree from WPI and an MBA from NYU.