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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

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Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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

SectorTechnology
IndustryInternet Information Providers
Full Time Employees7,084

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Dr. F. Thomson LeightonCo-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer and Director2N/A60
Mr. Rick M. McConnellPres and Gen. Mang. of The Web Division1.01M817.2k51
Mr. James BensonChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP801.95kN/A50
Dr. Robert BlumofeExec. VP of Platform division and Gen. Mang. of Enterprise & Carrier Division728.69k263.78k52
Mr. William WheatonChief Strategy Officer711.74kN/A55
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 that consists of an integrated suite of Web delivery, acceleration, and optimization technologies; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; IP Application Accelerator to enable enterprises to deliver Internet Protocol-based applications; Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; and Cloudlets, which provides self-serviceable controls and capabilities. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Kona Site Defender, Bot Manager, Fast Domain Name System, Prolexic Routed, and Client Reputation; enterprise solutions comprising Enterprise Application Access and Akamai Cloud Connect. In addition, the company offers media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery solutions, download delivery solutions, media delivery acceleration solutions, media services, media analytics, and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. Further, it provides network operator solutions, including Aura Licensed CDN suite of solutions, Aura Managed CDN solutions, and Intelligent DNS Solutions; and professional services and solutions. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 5.

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.