EVP and CTO, Akamai
Robert Blumofe is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Akamai. As CTO, he guides Akamai’s technology strategy to assess new market opportunities and new platforms for innovation, explore adjacent segments for the business, influence the development of standards, work with Akamai’s largest customers, and convene technology leaders within the company to catalyze innovation and represent Akamai’s technology vision in the marketplace. He joined the company in 1999 to lead Akamai’s first performance team. Bobby’s technical past lends itself to a passion in machine learning and AI, and he holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT.