Tom Killalea, a seasoned technology executive and advisor, has deep expertise in product development, digital innovation, customer experience, and security.
From November 2014 to December 2021, Mr. Killalea was the President of Aoinle, a consulting firm. From May 1998 to November 2014, Mr. Killalea served in various leadership roles at Amazon, most recently as its Vice President of Technology for the Kindle Content Ecosystem. He led Amazon’s Infrastructure and Distributed Systems team, which later became a key part of the Amazon Web Services Platform. Prior to that, he served as Amazon’s Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Security.
Mr. Killalea is Chairman of the board of MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB), and serves on the board of Capital One (NYSE: COF) and of Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM). He previously served on the board of Xoom (acquired by PayPal) from March 2015 to November 2015 and Carbon Black (acquired by VMware) from April 2017 to October 2019. He also currently serves on the editorial board of ACM Queue (Association for Computing Machinery). He holds a B.Ed. in Education from the National University of Ireland, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin.