30 Notable IT Executive Moves: December 2012

Tom Leighton

Content delivery networking specialist Akamai in mid-December confirmed a CEO succession, naming chief scientist Dr. Tom Leighton to replace Paul Sagan effective Jan. 1. Sagan had said back in April 2012 that he planned to leave Akamai by the end of 2013, having been president since 1999 and CEO since 2005. Leighton co-founded Akamai in 1998 and had been a member of its executive team since then.


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