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Guest Speakers

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. She is the author of three books: “Brave, Not Perfect”; “Women Who Don’t Wait in Line”; and The New York Times best-seller “Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World.” Her TED Talk teaches girls bravery, not perfection, and has had more than 4 million views. She will draw on her expertise to discuss closing the gender gap in technology.

Elliott Peterson, Special Agent, FBI Computer Intrusion Squad, Anchorage

A member of Anchorage’s Computer Intrusion Squad, Elliott Peterson is responsible for investigating complex botnets, high-dollar account takeover fraud, and distributed denial-of-service attacks. Prior to joining the FBI, Elliott worked in Higher Education and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Dickinson College and a master’s degree in Crime Analysis from Tiffin University. He will share his detailed knowledge and insight on Cybersecurity at the Edge.

Akamai Speakers

Dr. Tom Leighton, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Akamai

Dr. Tom Leighton served as Chief Scientist for 14 years before taking on his current role. He will share Akamai’s vision for the future and how the Edge will make it possible. He will discuss industry megatrends and how the Edge is helping current customers profoundly transform their own businesses.

Rick McConnell

President & General Manager, Web Division

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Dr. Robert Blumofe

Executive Vice President, Platform & General Manager, Enterprise Division

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Adam Karon

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Media & Carrier Division

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Mani Sundaram

Executive Vice President, Global Services & Support and Chief Information Officer

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Monique Bonner

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

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Dr. Liz Borowsky

Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering

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Andy Ellis

Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer

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