1,000+ Employees
1,000+ Employees

At Akamai, our mission is to make digital experiences fast, intelligent and secure. Our intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud. It keeps apps and experiences closer to users — and attacks and threats far away. Top brands globally rely on Akamai as their competitive edge. We help them win in the market through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud world. Our portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video-delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring. At Akamai, we see a world of unimagined potential, all enabled through the unique power of the Akamai Edge. It’s this power that creates the agility our customers need to accelerate and secure their multi-cloud world — and own their digital future.

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Benefits and Perks

Health and Wellness:

  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Mental Health Care
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

Financial & Retirement:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Charitable Gift Matching
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Family and Parenting:

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Work From Home 

Vacation and Time Off:

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Days

Perks and Discounts:

  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Social Events
  • Free Lunch or Snacks

Professional Support:

  • Diversity Program
  • Professional Development
  • Job Training
  • Apprenticeship Program

Tom Leighton

CEO & Co-Founder

Melanie Francis

VP, Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO

Ed McGowan

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


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Values and Diversity

Diversity at Akamai

At Akamai, diversity is a mission-critical goal, and executives are held accountable for demonstrating progress throughout the year toward our strategic objectives. We believe that our inclusive culture makes us a better company, a better global competitor, and a better corporate citizen in the many places where we do business.

August 2020