Nelson Rodriguez

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Director Industry Marketing | Akamai

Nelson Rodriguez is a published author, and entertainment industry veteran, having helped launch one of the world’s first online video storefronts (Xbox Live Video Marketplace) and dozens of video games across every platform, including blockbusters like Halo 3, Tekken 5, and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and indie titles like Tweet Defense and A Kingdom for Keflings. Nelson spent eight years creating award-winning digital marketing campaigns for clients like Ubisoft, Microsoft, Sony and Hasbro. Nelson has been a main stage speaker and panel moderator at dozens of global conferences, including GDC, NAB Shanghai, Gamescom, and Casual Connect. Nelson currently heads up Akamai Technologies' media industry strategy.