Dave Temkin

Hoboken, NJ • dave @ temk.in linkedin.com/in/dtemkin temk.in

Seasoned technical executive with experience building and scaling world-class infrastructure and organizations, including the team that built the world’s largest content delivery network and studio technical infrastructure that powers Netflix globally. Effective communicator with extensive public speaking experience at company-wide events and external conferences. Passionate advocate for inclusion and fostering of diverse, inclusive and positive work environments with industry leading employee satisfaction and retention rates. 


Imperva - San Mateo, CA (NYC) May 2021 - Present

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure and Cloud Operations

Hired to build a Technical Operations organization from the ground up, reporting to the CEO, with the goal of transforming technology to compel a sale or public listing.

Netflix, Inc. - Los Gatos, CA 2008 - Jan 2021

Vice President of Network and Systems Infrastructure (2015 - 2021)

Director of Global Networks (2008 - 2015)

Hired in Director role and promoted to build and grow the Netflix content delivery network and supporting organization as a report to VP of Content Delivery.

Yahoo, Inc. -  Sunnyvale, CA 2006 - 2008

Network Architecture Lead/Network Engineering Manager

Joined Yahoo upon acquisition of former employer Right Media with oversight for network and data center infrastructure. 

Lava Trading (A division of Citi) - New York, NY 2004 - 2006

Senior Network Architect

Prior experience includes leadership roles at Bridgewater Associates and Telx, as well as Senior Network Engineering roles with Bristol Myers Squibb, Gateway, and Susquehanna International Group.


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