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 Employees7,434

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. F. Thomson LeightonCo-Founder, CEO & Director1.55MN/A1957
Mr. Rick M. McConnellPres & GM of Web Division1.42MN/A1966
Dr. Robert BlumofeExec. VP of Platform & GM of Enterprise Division1.08MN/A1965
Mr. Adam KaronExec. VP and GM of Media & Carrier Divisions952.74kN/A1972
Mr. James BensonExec. Advisor1.14MN/A1967
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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. It 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 security solution; Bot Manager to identify bots and categorize bots based on business or IT impact; Fast DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Prolexic Routed to protect Web- and IP-based applications; and Client Reputation that assigns risk scores to malicious IP address and enables customers to take action on individual clients. The company also 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 attacks. In addition, the company provides Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a suite of intelligent performance optimization tools and controls; Dynamic Site Accelerator to accelerate and secure interactive Websites; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of Websites in a pre-production environment; and mPulse that provides real-time Website performance data to provide insight about end-user experiences on a Website. Further, it provides carrier solutions, including Aura Managed CDN, intelligent recursive DNS platforms, and security and personalization services; and media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery, download delivery, media services live, and media analytics, as well as NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. The company sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and 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 July 29, 2019 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 9; 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.