Sonal Puri serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Webscale. Prior to Webscale, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at Aryaka Networks, and led sales, marketing and alliances for the pioneer in SaaS for global enterprise networks. She has more than 20 years of experience with internet infrastructure across four start-ups in sales, marketing, corporate, and business development and channels. Previously, Sonal headed corporate strategy for the Application Acceleration business unit, and the Western U.S. Corporate Development team at Akamai, working on partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. She also ran global business operations and alliances, as well as the acquisition for Speedera (AKAM). Sonal has held additional key management roles in sales, marketing and IT at Inktomi, CAS and Euclid. Sonal holds a Master’s degree in building science from the University of Southern California, and an undergraduate degree in architecture from the University of Mumbai, India.