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March 20, 2020 5:00 AM

An accelerator program for early stage innovations i ...

Continuing in our commitment to sustainability, Akamai is excited to announce the launch of our accelerator program supporting innovators and building solutions to address India's water challenges. With concerted effort by the Akamai India leadership team, the accelerator program is being launched at a time when we are witnessing a rising demand for water globally, caused by exponential population growth coupled with a changing climate that is making rainfall less

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Akamai

March 17, 2020 7:00 AM

Change the Rules Speaker Event

Akamai's Women's Forum Americas, OHANA and In Reach Employee Resource Groups recently hosted Cross ERG 'Change the Rules' Keynote - Celebration of Black History Month in our Chicago office. We were excited to have notable Michelle Silverthorn, CEO of Inclusion Nation, a company that focuses on improving recruitment, retention, and the promotion of diverse professionals, as the keynote speaker. It is not often that we have an external speaker join

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Akamai

March 2, 2020 9:00 AM

Bridget Meuse- Growing, Exploring and My First Confe ...

A few months ago, I wrote a Blog post about how important it has been to me to be working for a conscious company (if you haven't seen the post, please feel free to read it here). This is Part Two in my story as a new employee at Akamai, where I am sharing my journey on growing in my career, seizing learning opportunities, and attending my first conference -

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Akamai

February 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Women in Security: Security Technical Project Manage ...

We continue to see large-scale online security attacks affecting corporations and public institutions. These attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, making it harder to protect yourself. The constant evolution of attacks requires innovative solutions that only Akamai can provide. We spoke to Sharol Pereira, Security Technical Project Manager, to hear more about her role in our Security team.

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Akamai

January 30, 2020 10:00 AM

Supporting Emerging Talent: Gloria Pearce

It is more important than ever to actively support and encourage people to pursue careers in technology and STEM. Careers in these fields are growing at three times the pace of non-STEM jobs. That's why Akamai is continuing to commit to inclusive initiatives and creating opportunities in technology, not only closing the diversity gap but reaching a range of young people across the globe. We spoke to Gloria Pearce, Senior

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Akamai

January 11, 2020 10:00 AM

Streaming and Security: In conversation with Smita A ...

People from around the globe are looking for instant and uninterrupted access to streaming services, on any device and in any location. But delivering high-quality streams that can easily scale to meet audience demand is no easy task. To better understand the ways that Akamai provides innovative content delivery solutions, that give providers an advantage in performance, reliability, security and cost, we spoke to Smita Aeron, Senior Manager in our

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Akamai

November 22, 2019 10:00 AM

Akamai Foundation and Social Responsibility

Recently, at Akamai, we launched the Akamai Foundation, to continue to reach a broader, more diverse range of young people with quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. We believe that this work is a vital part of securing the future of technology innovation and closing the diversity gap in STEM careers. Without the collaborative input of our young people, the tech industry cannot continue to thrive. As well

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Akamai

November 15, 2019 11:00 AM

In conversation: SUCCESSFUL WOMEN

Success is a tricky word to define. It means something different to everyone and can only be measured by an individual themselves. Often, success is seen as being about what an individual achieves, rather than about who they grow to be. However, at Akamai, we believe that success is about growth, whether in your personal life or your career. There is no one-size-fits-all way to measure if someone is successful

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Akamai

November 5, 2019 10:00 AM

My First Job - Being Inspired and Having an Impact

Written by Bridget Meuse, Product Marketing Specialist - Corporate Sustainability I've recently hit my four-month mark here at Akamai and it's been a whirlwind, to say the least. Despite having had two previous summer internships at Akamai, stepping into my new role as Product Marketing Specialist - with a focus on Corporate Sustainability - has come with many new things to learn, people to talk to, and work to be