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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

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Akamai Technologies, Inc.
150 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
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Phone: 617-444-3000
Fax: 617-444-3001

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Internet Information Providers
Full Time Employees:6,084

Business Summary 

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers performance and security solutions designed to help Websites and business applications operate while offering protection against security threats. It also provides media content delivery solutions that are designed to deliver movies, television shows, live events, games, social media, software downloads, and other content on the Internet in fixed line and mobile networks; adaptive delivery solutions for streaming video content; and download delivery solution that offers accelerated distribution for large file downloads, including games, progressive media files, documents, and other file-based content. In addition, the company offers a suite of analytics tools to monitor online video viewer experiences and the effectiveness of Web software downloads, while measuring audience engagement, and quality of service performance; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution, as well as media services to deliver live and on-demand content to various devices and platforms. Further, it provides cloud security solutions, which help customers avoid data theft and downtime, and protect Internet-facing infrastructure; and cloud networking solutions to help customers enhance enterprise branch office and retail store productivity and revenue by accelerating applications, reducing bandwidth costs, and extending the Internet and public clouds into private wide area networks. Additionally, the company offers network operator solutions that are designed to help carriers operate a network that capitalizes on traffic growth and new subscriber services; and professional services and solutions. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Corporate Governance 
Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Dr. F. Thomson Leighton , 59
Co-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. Rick M. McConnell , 50
Pres and Gen. Mang. of The Web Division
Mr. James Benson , 49
Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Robert Blumofe , 51
Exec. VP of Platform division and Gen. Mang. of Enterprise & Carrier Division
Mr. Robert W. Hughes , 48
Strategic Advisor to the Chief Exec. Officer
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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