Simone Jentsch

Simone Jentsch is Vice President of Operations, Programs and Enablement for Akamai Technologies’ global sales organization.   She is a proven operations leader and transformation architect leading a global cross functional team focused on improving seller and partner productivity. As a charismatic people leader, she has built and developed high performing diverse teams.  In addition to her primary role, Simone co-founded the Ohana (Hawaiian for family) employee resource group to drive diversity programming for people of color. Through her work with Ohana Simone fuels her passion for community building, mentorship and creating opportunities for others to realize their potential.  As one of the highest-ranking black female executives at Akamai, Simone attributes her success to leading with her values and to being able to make the tough calls in the face of opposition.