Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology so you can focus on driving your business faster forward – enabling you to embrace trends like cloud, mobile and media, while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally. 

Customers trust our cloud platform to securely deliver high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere. Reaching globally and delivers locally, The Akamai Intelligent Platform™, provides customers with unmatched reliability, security, and visibility into their online businesses.
Company Growth (employees)
Cambridge, US
Size (employees)
6,490 (est)+7%
Akamai was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

Key People at Akamai

Dr. Tom Leighton

Dr. Tom Leighton

Chief Executive Officer
Robert W. Hughes

Robert W. Hughes

President, Worldwide Operations
Rick M. McConnell

Rick M. McConnell

President, Products & Development
Jim Benson

Jim Benson

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Robert Blumofe

Robert Blumofe

Executive Vice President, Platform Division
James Gemmell

James Gemmell

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Melanie Haratunian

Melanie Haratunian

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Akamai Office Locations

Akamai has offices in Cambridge, Bellevue, Chicago, Dallas and in 12 other locations
Cambridge, US
Manchester, US
Atlanta, US
Paris, FR
Frankfurt, DE
Addlestone, GB
Ottawa, CA
Reston, US
Pasadena, US
New York, US
Long Beach, US
Fort Lauderdale, US
Denver, US
Dallas, US
Chicago, US
Bellevue, US

Akamai Metrics

Akamai Summary

Market capitalization

$11.1 b

Closing share price

Akamai's current market capitalization is $11.1 b.

Akamai Financials

Akamai's revenue is $2.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1 b$1.2 b$1.4 b$1.6 b$2 b$2.2 b$2.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$1.1 b$1.4 b$1.5 b

Operating expense total

$652.9 m$863.4 m$1 b


$414 m$489.5 m$466.2 m

Interest expense

$1.7 m$15.5 m$18.5 m

Income tax expense

$91.2 m$106.3 m$117.6 m$126.1 m$145.8 m$135.2 m

Net Income

$293.5 m$333.9 m$321.4 m$316.1 m

Operating cash flow

$131.9 m($95.2 m)$50.8 m

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