Akamai is a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device. The Company helps enterprises accelerate innovation in the hyperconnected world by removing the complexities of technology so the client can focus on driving your business faster forward. Akamai enables enterprises to capitalize on market opportunities presented by trends like mobile and cloud while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally.
Company Growth (employees)
Cambridge, US
Size (employees)
6,490 (est)
Akamai was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

Key People at Akamai

Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton

Chief Executive Officer
Rick McConnell

Rick McConnell

President, Products & Development
Jim Benson

Jim Benson

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
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 (HQ)
150 Broadway
Manchester, US
2015 Waumbec Mill 250 Commercial St
Atlanta, US
300 3715 Northside Pkwy Nw
Paris, FR
119 121 Av. Des Champs Elysées
Frankfurt, DE
Westhafenplatz 1
Addlestone, GB
Aviator Park, Building X1 A Station Road
Ottawa, CA
343 Preston Street Suite 420
Reston, US
11111 Sunset Hills Rd Suite 250
Pasadena, US
257 South Fair Oaks Avenue Suite 110
New York, US
352 Park Avenue South 8th Floor
Long Beach, US
3760 Kilroy Airport Way Suite 270
Fort Lauderdale, US
200 East Las Olas Boulevard Suite 900
Denver, US
383 Corona Street
Dallas, US
15950 Dallas Parkway Suite 225
Chicago, US
444 North Michigan Avenue
Bellevue, US
15500 Se 30th Place Suite 100

Akamai Data and Metrics

Akamai Financial Metrics

Akamai's revenue was reported to be $2.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

316.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

459.6 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

8.9 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

324.2 m
Akamai's current market capitalization is $8.9 b.
$, USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 b1.4 b1.6 b2 b2.2 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

511.1 m610.9 m725.6 m809 m

Gross profit

1.1 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

652.9 m863.4 m1 b1.9 b


414 m489.5 m466.2 m459.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

15.5 m18.5 m18.6 m

Interest income

7.7 m11.2 m14.7 m

Pre tax profit

419.6 m479.8 m456.6 m459.4 m

Income tax expense

106.3 m117.6 m126.1 m145.8 m135.2 m143.3 m

Net Income

293.5 m333.9 m321.4 m316.1 m
$, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


181.3 m231.9 m559.2 m202 m333.9 m238.7 m289.5 m324.2 m


62.1 m129 m123.2 m104.3 m

Current Assets

1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b


450.3 m601.6 m753.2 m801 m


757.4 m1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b

Total Assets

3 b4 b4.2 b4.4 b

Accounts Payable

73.7 m77.4 m62 m76.1 m

Current Liabilities

263.2 m334 m332.4 m374.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.6 b4.6 b4.4 b4.2 b

Retained Earnings

(1.9 b)(1.6 b)(1.3 b)(960.7 m)

Total Equity

3.1 b3.2 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.4 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

293.5 m333.9 m321.4 m316.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

184.4 m247.4 m299.6 m334.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(67 m)(58 m)(56 m)3.4 m


(3.8 m)(61 m)7.1 m23.9 m

Accounts Payable

40.5 m94.7 m51.6 m18.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

563.9 m658.1 m764.2 m866.3 m

Purchases of PP&E

(188 m)(207.2 m)(311.7 m)(180.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(313.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(115.2 m)436 m(267.7 m)(354.3 m)

Income Taxes Paid

63.5 m166.2 m
$, USDY, 2016


360.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Akamai Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Servers Deployed

145 k150 k160 k170 k175 k190 k200 k200 k216 k219 k222 k200 k200 k



Networks Connected

1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.3 k1.3 k1.4 k1.4 k1.4 k1.5 k1.5 k1.6 k1.6 k

Patents (US)


Channel Partners



100 m

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