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Akamai Technologies Inc (AKAM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Conrades

77 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

F. Thomson Leighton

59 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Principal Executive Officer, Director

James Benson

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

Rick McConnell

50 2013 President - Products and Development

James Gemmell

55 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer

Melanie Haratunian

56 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Robert Blumofe

51 2016 General Manager of the Company's Enterprise & Carrier Division and Executive Vice President of the Akamai Platform organization

Bill Wheaton

54 2015 Executive Vice President - Media

Monique Bonner

2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Frederic Salerno

72 2013 Lead Independent Director

Daniel Hesse

63 2016 Director

Paul Sagan

57 2015 Director

Pamela Craig

59 2011 Independent Director

Monte Ford

56 2013 Independent Director

Jill Greenthal

59 2007 Independent Director

Jonathan Miller

59 2015 Independent Director

Steven Scopellite

50 2014 Independent Director

Naomi Seligman

77 2001 Independent Director

Bernardus Verwaayen

63 2013 Independent Director

Tom Barth

2013 Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

George Conrades

Mr. George H. Conrades is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Akamai Technologies Inc. From April 1999 until April 2005, he was our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He is currently Managing Partner of Longfellow Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital company and is also a venture partner emeritus of Polaris Venture Partners, Inc., an early stage investment company. Mr. Conrades previously served as Executive Vice President of GTE and President of GTE Internetworking, an integrated telecommunications services firm, and Chief Executive Officer of BBN Corporation, a national Internet services provider and Internet technology research and development company. Prior to joining BBN Corporation, Mr. Conrades was a Senior Vice President at International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, a developer of computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics, and a member of IBM’s Corporate Management Board. Mr. Conrades is currently a director of Harley-Davidson, Inc., a motorcycle manufacturer, Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software company, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceuticals company.

F. Thomson Leighton

Dr. F. Thomson Leighton is the Chief Executive Officer, Principal Executive Officer, Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. He became our Chief Executive Officer, or CEO, on January 1, 2013 after serving as our Chief Scientist since co-founding Akamai in 1998. He has been a professor of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1982 but took leave from his position upon becoming our Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Leighton is a former two-term chair of the 2,000-member Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Complexity Theory, and a former two-term Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, a journal for computer science research.

James Benson

Mr. James Benson is the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of Akamai Technologies Inc. He was elected Akamai’s Chief Financial Officer in February 2012, having previously served as Senior Vice President – Finance between September 2009 and February 2012. Prior to joining the Company, he had been Vice President, Finance/Operations & CFO – Americas Technology Solutions Group at Hewlett-Packard Company, a technology company, since 2004.

Rick McConnell

Mr. Rick M. McConnell is President - Products and Development of Akamai Technologies, Inc. He previously served as our Executive Vice President – Products and Development from November 2011 through December 2012. Prior to joining Akamai, Mr. McConnell was in a number of positions at Cisco Systems, including Vice President and General Manager of the Unified Communications Business Unit from 2004 until 2008, Vice President of Collaboration Strategy and Market Development from 2008 until 2010, and Vice President, Global Collaboration Software Sales from 2010 through October 2011. Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. McConnell was Chief Executive Officer of Latitude Communications, which was acquired by Cisco in January 2004.

James Gemmell

Mr. James Gemmell is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer of Akamai Technologies, Inc. He joined Akamai in April 2013 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, he was employed at Cisco Systems, the technology equipment maker, from 2000 until April 2013, most recently serving as Executive Advisor from October 2012 through March 2013; Interim Chief Human Resources Officer from May 2011 through September 2012; and Vice President, Human Resources from January 2006 until May 2011.

Melanie Haratunian

Ms. Melanie Haratunian is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. She joined Akamai in September 2003 as our Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She was named a Senior Vice President in 2008 and then Executive Vice President in January 2013. Prior to joining Akamai, Ms. Haratunian was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Allegiance Telecom Company Worldwide, the operating company of Allegiance Telecom, Inc., a competitive local, long distance and data telecommunications carrier.

Robert Blumofe

Mr. Robert Blumofe is General Manager of the Company's Enterprise & Carrier Division and Executive Vice President of the Akamai Platform organization of the Company. He was Senior Vice President – Networks & Operations between 2008 and 2012, having previously served in a variety of positions at Akamai since joining us in 1999.

Bill Wheaton

Mr. Bill Wheaton is Executive Vice President - Media of the Company, since 2015. He joined Akamai in 2000 as a result of our acquisition of InterVu, Inc. Mr. Wheaton served in a variety of roles before being promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Media in 2011.

Monique Bonner

Ms. Monique Bonner is Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Prior to Akamai, Bonner held several global leadership roles at Dell, most recently serving as VP of Global Digital, Technology and Innovation with a focus on optimizing marketing operations effectiveness. Bonner has worked at Dell since 2000 and has held roles including Vice President, Global Brand, Digital and Solutions Marketing; and Vice President, Americas Marketing. She spent seven years overseas managing Dell's European marketing and sales teams.

Frederic Salerno

Mr. Frederic V. Salerno is Lead Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. From 1997 until his retirement in September 2002, Mr. Salerno served in a variety of senior management positions at Verizon Communications, Inc., a provider of communications services, and its predecessors. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Salerno was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Salerno also serves on the board of directors of CBS Broadcasting, Inc., a media company, Florida Community Bank, a regional bank, Intercontinental Exchange, an electronic exchange for trading wholesale energy and metals commodities, and Viacom, Inc., a media company. Mr. Salerno previously served as a director of Consolidated Edison, Inc., National Fuel Gas Company and Popular Inc.

Daniel Hesse

Mr. Daniel R. Hesse serves as Director of the Company. In addition to his almost seven years as President and CEO of Sprint Corporation, Mr. Hesse has also served as Chairman and CEO of Embarq Corporation, a $6 billion telecommunications services company. Previously, he was Chairman, President and CEO of Terabeam Corporation, a wireless telecommunications technology company. Hesse spent over two decades at AT&T, having led AT&T’s Online Services Group and the launch of the company’s first Internet service, WorldNet, and served as President and CEO of AT&T Wireless Services, the United States’ largest wireless carrier at the time. He has been named “Person of the Year” by RCR magazine, “Executive of the Year” by Wireless Business and Technology magazine, ranked as the “Most Influential Person in Mobile Technology” by Laptop magazine, and recognized as one of America’s top CEOs by Glassdoor.

Paul Sagan

Mr. Paul Sagan is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Akamai Technologies, Inc. He is an executive in resident (XIR) at General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital firm. He first joined Akamai in October 1998 as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and became our President in May 1999. He was our Chief Executive Officer from January 2005 through December 2012 and also served as Vice Chairman from 2013 to 2015. From July 1997 to August 1998, Mr. Sagan was Senior Advisor to the World Economic Forum, a Geneva, Switzerland-based organization that provides a collaborative framework for leaders to address global issues. Previously, Mr. Sagan held senior executive positions at global media and entertainment companies Time Warner Cable and Time Inc., affiliates of Time Warner, Inc., as well as at CBS, Inc. Mr. Sagan also serves on the boards of directors of EMC Corporation and VMware, Inc., both of which develop and provide information infrastructure technology and solutions. He was previously a director of iRobot, Inc.

Pamela Craig

Ms. Pamela J. Craig is an Independent Director of Akamai Technologies Inc. From October 2006 until her retirement in July 2013, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization, having previously served in numerous positions at the firm. Ms. Craig also serves on the board of directors Walmart Stores, the global retailer. She also serves as an advisory board member of SpencerStuart, a global executive search and recruitment firm. Ms. Craig previously was a director of Avanade and VMware, Inc. Ms. Craig is a member of the Executive Committee and Board Chairman of Comprehensive Development Inc. and serves on the Board of Junior Achievement of New Jersey and The Committee of 200, a membership organization of women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.

Monte Ford

Mr. Monte E. Ford is Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. Mr. Ford is currently the principal at Quest Objects Group, a consulting firm. From February 2012 until September 2013, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Aptean Software, a provider of enterprise application software. From December 2000 through December 2011, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of American Airlines, an airline. Mr. Ford currently serves on the board of directors of Michaels Stores, Inc., an arts and crafts retailer, and was previously a director of Oncor Electric.

Jill Greenthal

Ms. Jill A. Greenthal is Independent Director of Akamai Technologies Inc. Ms. Greenthal has been a Senior Advisor in the Private Equity Group of The Blackstone Group, a global asset manager and provider of financial services, since September 2007. From 2003 until September 2007, she was a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone’s Advisory Group. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2003, Ms. Greenthal was Co-Head of the Global Media Investment Banking Group, a Member of the Executive Board of Investment Banking, and Co-Head of the Boston office of Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment bank. Ms. Greenthal currently serves on the board of directors of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, an educational content company, TEGNA Inc., a media company, and The Weather Channel, a privately-held media company. She previously served as a director of Michaels Stores and Orbitz Worldwide.

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Jonathan F. Miller is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller is currently a partner at Advancit Capital, a venture capital firm focusing on early-stage companies. Previously, he was Chairman and CEO of the Digital Media Group and Chief Digital Officer of Newscorp, a global media company from April 2009 through December 2013. Mr. Miller also serves on the boards of directors of AMC Networks, an entertainment company; Interpublic Group of Companies, a marketing solutions provider; J2 Global, which provides telecommunications solutions as well as technology, gaming and lifestyle content; and TripAdvisor, an online travel agency. Mr. Miller previously served on the boards of directors of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co., Live Nation, Inc., RTL Group SA and Shutterstock, Inc.

Steven Scopellite

Mr. Steven Scopellite is Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. From 2007 until his retirement in December 2013, he was the Chief Information Officer of Goldman Sachs, an international financial firm. He serves on the boards of several non-profit entities including Rumson Country Day School, CFY.org and Riverview Medical Center. He is also on the Executive Review Committee of Soltage, LLC, a private equity firm.

Naomi Seligman

Ms. Naomi O. Seligman is an Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. Ms. Seligman has been a senior partner at Ostriker von Simson, a consulting firm focusing on information technology, since June 1999. The partners of Ostriker von Simson chair the CIO Strategy Exchange, which regularly brings together four vital quadrants of the information technology sector: invited Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other top executives from the largest multinational enterprises, premier venture capitalists, CEOs from prominent computer companies, and entrepreneurs leading innovative emerging technology firms. Previously, Ms. Seligman served as a co-founder and senior partner of the Research Board, Inc., a private sector institution sponsored by one hundred CIOs from major corporations. She also serves on the boards of directors of Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software company. Ms. Seligman previously served as a director of iGate, Sun Microsystems, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and numerous private technology companies. She is also currently Vice Chairman of New Leaders, a national nonprofit for developing school leaders, and chairs the Governance Committee of the School of the American Ballet.

Bernardus Verwaayen

Mr. Bernardus J. Verwaayen is Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc. From 2008 until February 2013, Mr. Verwaayen was the Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel-Lucent, a provider of communications equipment and solutions. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of British Telecom, a provider of communications services and solutions, from 2002 to 2008. He serves on the boards of directors of Akzo Nobel, a manufacturer of powder coatings, and Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications company.

Tom Barth