J.D. Sherman is HubSpot's Chief Operating Officer. He comes to HubSpot after spending 6 years as Akamai's Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for finance, strategic planning, and corporate development. During his tenure, Akamai grew from just over $200 million to $1.2 billion in revenue with over 2,000 employees globally, and was added to the S&P500 index.
Prior to his time at Akamai, Sherman served as the chief financial executive of IBM's $21 billion Systems and Technology Group. During his 15-year career at IBM, Mr. Sherman held a number of senior executive positions in Finance, including Vice President, Finance and Planning, zSeries Server Division, and Assistant Controller of IBM Corporate Financial Strategy and Budgets.
As Vice President, Finance and Planning, for the zSeries Server Division, Sherman served as financial and business leader for IBM's $5 billion mainframe... See More