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Akamai CEO Tom Leighton to Preside Over The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Akamai CEO Tom Leighton to Preside Over The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

09:30 EDT Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Akamai celebrates 15 years of incorporation at NASDAQ Opening Bell

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today announced that CEO Dr. Tom Leighton will ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell in New York tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4 at 9:30 a.m. (all times are Eastern time). 

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO )

The event will spotlight the 15th anniversary of Akamai's incorporation and nearly fourteen years of listing with NASDAQ. 

Dr. Leighton will join NASDAQ OMX CEO, Bob Greifeld, in presiding over the Opening Bell.  The ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m., with remarks from Greifeld and Leighton just prior to the official market opening at 9:30 a.m.  Access to the live ceremony is available at http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm (scroll to the bottom of the page under the heading MarketSite Live Webcam). 

Incorporated in 1998, Akamai has been listed on the NASDAQ since October of 1999.  Learn more about the Company's history.

About Akamai

Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.  At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform? providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise.  Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud.  To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

Contacts:

Jeff YoungMedia Relations617-444-3913jyoung@akamai.com

--or--

 

 

Natalie TempleInvestor Relations617-444-3635

ntemple@akamai.com

SOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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