Web 2.0 Conference.
 Octover 5-7, 2004, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, CA.

Speaker

George Conrades
George Conrades was named chairman and chief executive officer of Akamai in April 1999, bringing a broad range of business experience in the computing, Internet, telecommunications, and media industries. Before joining Akamai, Conrades was executive vice president and president of GTE Internetworking following the firm's acquisition of BBN Corporation in 1997. At GTE, he was responsible for creating GTE Internetworking and leading GTE's rapid growth in the data and Internet business, including integrated telecommunications services.

From 1994 until GTE's acquisition of BBN, Conrades served as CEO of BBN, where he built the company into one of the industry's top-tier ISPs. BBN helped build the ARPANET, the forerunner to today's modern Internet. Prior to BBN, Conrades was an IBM senior vice president and member of IBM's Corporate Management Board. There, he ran many of its key businesses including IBM United States, IBM Asia/Pacific, and two manufacturing and development groups.

Conrades serves on the Board of Directors for Harley-Davidson and Cardinal Health. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Scripps Research Institute and Ohio Wesleyan University. Conrades is also a Fellow for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In addition, Conrades serves as a venture partner at Polaris Venture Partners, an early stage investment company.

Conrades is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University with majors in physics and mathematics. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
  George Conrades


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