Julien Coulon

Co-founder, Cedexis


Julien Coulon started in the Internet world in 1992 with France Telecom’s Hosting Division. In 1996, he spent two years on a technology watch in their New York offices. Back in France, he headed the Internet and Minitel sector of worldcup “France 98”, then successfully developed their Hosting activity. In 2000 he helped set up Langages Virtuels, a web conferencing start-up later bought by Genesys Conferencing. Julien joined Akamai International in 2002, to launch their E-commerce, Digital Media & Telecom activities in France. He remained Industry Director with Akamai until 2009, having assured the company’s dominance in the French market. Mid 2009, he launched Cedexis « expert in multi-platforms strategy » with Marty Kagan. Cedexis is a neutral monitoring evaluator of Cloud/CDN/datacenter, as seen by real end users, synchronized with a decisional real-time load-balancing platform resulting in significant performance improvement, delivery and Cloud cost optimization and increased search engine rankings.