David Belson

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SUMMARY

Experienced technologist with proven ability to work across all levels of an organization. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excels at internal and external communications with customers, peers, C-suite, and industry analysts and press. Over twenty-five years in the Internet infrastructure space, including Content Delivery Networks, DNS, and Web hosting. Over a decade of generating thought leadership and earned media coverage based on Internet measurement & monitoring data.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Cloudflare, San Francisco, CA (January 2022 - )

Head of Data Insight

Fastly, San Francisco, CA (October 2020 - December 2021)

Sr. Director, Data Insights

Internet Society, Reston, VA (August 2019 – October 2020)

Sr. Director, Internet Research & Analysis

Oracle Dyn, Manchester, NH (July 2017 – March 2019)

Sr. Director, Internet Research & Analysis

Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, MA (May 1999 – July 2017)

Sr. Director, Industry & Data Intelligence (December 2013 – July 2017) Product Line Director, Custom Analytics (September 2012 – December 2013) Director, Market Intelligence (January 2008 – August 2012) Senior Competitive Analyst (June 2006 – January 2008) Product Manager (June 2003 – May 2006) Channel Development Manager (April 2002 - June 2003) Channel Technical Consulting Manager (May 2000 - April 2002) Technical Consultant (May 1999 - May 2000)

BBN Planet (Acquired by GTE), Cambridge, MA (April 1995 – May 1999)

Technology Planning Manager, Network Commerce Platform (October 1998 - May 1999)
Technology Evaluation Manager, Re@ch Enterprise (November 1997- October 1998)
Internet Sales Engineer, Web Hosting Product Specialist (April 1995 - November 1997)


EDUCATION

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Hoboken, NJ


SKILLS

Operating Systems

Experience with UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Languages

Experience with shell scripting, HTML, Perl, C++, C, Pascal, 80x86 Assembly, Fortran, BASIC


PUBLICATIONS

Long form reports, blog posts, white papers, and articles

See https://www.dbelson.com/publications.html for details