Limelight Networks (LLNW), a leader in Digital Presence Management, today announced the appointment of Robert Lento as interim chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. As previously reported, Jeff Lunsford, will continue in his role as Chairman of the company's board of directors and assist with the transition.
Mr. Lento brings over thirty years of industry knowledge and leadership experience to Limelight Networks. Prior to joining Limelight, Lento spent 14 years at Convergys, serving a decade as the senior sales executive. During the last four years, as president of the company's information management division, he led a turnaround creating a highly profitable and growing business, which NEC acquired in May 2012. Earlier, Lento served as president of LAN systems for Donnelly Enterprise Solutions, where he grew both top line revenue and profitability. Previously he served in executive roles at Entex Information Services, Decision Resources, and Future Information Systems. Mr. Lento holds a #$%$ in Management from the State University of New York.