Akamai Technologies has brought on board Graeme Beardsell as managing director of Asia Pacific & Japan (JAPAC) markets, to oversee sales, business development, and go-to-market strategies.

He will report in to Sanjay Singh, Akamai's senior vice president and general manager for the region.

"This role focuses on driving Akamai development and market expansion in the region. Graeme's strong grasp of the technology landscape and proven track record in scaling businesses in the region is a good fit," the company told Human Resources.

Prior to joining Akamai, Graeme was at Solace Systems as senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific.

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