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President, Worldwide Operations at Akamai Technologies
Sales at PictureTel Corporation, Sales at Boston Scientific
Northeastern University



Robert (Bob) Hughes is President of Worldwide Operations at Akamai. Serving on Akamai's executive leadership team for more than a decade, Mr. Hughes oversees the company's day-to-day global business operations. He is responsible for all aspects of the Akamai customer experience, including direct and indirect sales channels, services and support functions, go-to-market strategy, branding, and human resources. With over $1 billion in annual revenue and serving more Web traffic than anyone in the world, Akamai has grown to become the leading cloud platform for businesses to securely deliver high performing user experiences to any device, anywhere.

Mr. Hughes' responsibilities include leading Akamai's global expansion and revenue growth by continually bringing innovative solutions to market to meet the evolving needs of online businesses worldwide. He has led the strategic development of Akamai's direct and... See More

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