AKAM - Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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Akamai Technologies, Inc.

150 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States
617-444-3000
http://www.akamai.com

SectorTechnology
IndustrySoftware - Application
Full Time Employees7,443

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. F. Thomson LeightonCo-Founder, CEO & Director2N/A1957
Mr. Rick M. McConnellPres & GM of Web Division1.01M817.2k1966
Mr. James BensonExec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer801.95kN/A1967
Dr. Robert BlumofeExec. VP of Platform & GM of Enterprise Division728.69k263.78k1965
Mr. William WheatonChief Strategy Officer711.74kN/A1962
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.

Description

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 Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of Websites in a pre-production environment; mPulse that provides real-time Website performance data to provide insight about end-user experiences on a Website; and Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Web Application Protector to safeguard Web assets from Web application and distributed denial of service; Kona Site Defender, a cloud computing security solution; Bot Manager Premier to identify bots; Fast DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Prolexic Routed to protect Web- and IP-based applications; and Client Reputation for protection against DDoS and Web application attacks. In addition, the company offers enterprise security solutions, including Enterprise Application Access that enables remote access to applications; and Enterprise Threat Protector to enable enterprise security teams to identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats. Further, it provides network operator solutions, including Aura Licensed CDN, Aura Managed CDN, and Intelligent DNS solutions, as well as professional services and solutions; media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery, download delivery, infinite media acceleration, media services, and media analytics solutions; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. The company sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.