Akamai to Gather Business and Technology Leaders at Its Tenth Annual EDGE Conference

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Akamai Technologies, the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, announced the agenda for Akamai EDGE 2017, its tenth annual customer conference, taking place October 11-13, 2017 at the ARIA Resort, Las Vegas.

With the theme of “Connect to Tomorrow,” Akamai EDGE is bringing together business leaders and industry influencers who are shaping the digital ecosystem of tomorrow through connections – connections to customers, to apps and data, to the cloud, and between clouds, to employees, to the Internet of Things, and things yet unimagined.

The week-long conference for Akamai prospects and customers will explore the trends and innovations that are having a profound impact on ‘connecting to tomorrow’ including over-the-top (OTT) video, IoT, cloud and mobile technologies, and Web and enterprise security.

Conference speakers scheduled to participate come from many of the world’s top brands including Alibaba, Bamtech Media, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBS Interactive, Dell Technologies, Fidelity, Forrester, GoDaddy, Google, Groupon, HARMAN International, IKEA Retail Services, Kia Motors, Liberty Mutual, Lowe’s Companies, Macy’s, Maersk Transport & Logistics, Nordstrom, SiriusDecisions, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Spotify, Staples, TBI Bank, Telefonica, The Coca-Cola Company, Turner, and U.S. News & World Report, among others.

Dr. Tom Leighton
Dr. Tom Leighton

In addition, attendees will hear from Akamai CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton on connecting with your customers through the best and most secure digital experiences

EDGE attendees will have the chance to meet and gain insight from Akamai’s partner ecosystem and through demonstrations by 24 technical and strategic partners whose solutions integrate with the Akamai Intelligent Platform.  Participating sponsors include AT&T and IBM, as well as Arturai, Comcast Technology Solutions, G&L, GlobalDots, and Jive, an Aurea Company, among others.

Monique Bonner
Monique Bonner

“Akamai EDGE brings together the leaders, innovators, and disrupters that are embracing digital transformation to create better access to new markets, to derive greater insight from data, and to find faster and more secure ways to connect to customers,” said Monique Bonner, Chief Marketing Officer at Akamai.

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