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**Thomson**"Tom"**Leighton**(born 1956) is the CEO of Akamai Technologies, the company he co-founded with the late Daniel Lewin in 1998. As one of the world's preeminent authorities on algorithms for network applications and cybersecurity, Dr.**Leighton**discovered a solution to free up web congestion using applied mathematics and distributed ...Tom

**Leighton**is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ). He was head of the Algorithms Group from its inception in 1996 until 1998, when he co-founded Akamai Technologies. Currently on leave from MIT, he serves as Akamai's CEO and a member of the board of directors.**Dr. F Thomson Leighton**. Professor of Applied Mathematics. Head, Algorithms Group (CSAIL) Chief Executive Officer, Akamai Technologies. Primary DLC. Department of ...**F Thomson Leighton**. Department of Mathematics and the Computer Science and AI Laboratory, Massachussetts Institute of Technology; Akamai Technologies. Albert R Meyer. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Computer Science and AI Laboratory, Massachussetts Institute of TechnologyMy background is in theoretical computer science, with special interests in the areas of algorithms, distributed computing, parallel algorithms and architectures, combinatorial optimization, discrete mathematics, graph theory, probabilistic methods, and cryptographic protocols. More recently, I have become interested in Internet protocols ...

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**Leighton**. Professor**Leighton**is a professor of applied mathematics at MIT. He has served as the head of the algorithms group in MIT's computer science and artificial intelligence lab since its inception in 1996. He holds a BS in engineering from Princeton ...Frank

**Thomson**"Tom"**Leighton**is the CEO of Akamai Technologies, the company he co-founded with the late Daniel Lewin in 1998. As one of the world's preeminent authorities on algorithms for network applications and cybersecurity, Dr.**Leighton**discovered a solution to free up web congestion using applied mathematics and distributed computing.Tom

**Leighton**is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In September 1998, Prof.**Leighton**co-founded Akamai Technologies, the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. Prof.**Leighton**serves as Akamai's Chief Scientist and as a member of Akamai's Board ...Dr. Frank T.

**Leighton**Tom is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and head of the Algorithms gro.Tom

**Leighton**is Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Laboratory for Computer Science at MIT. Books by the Author Column 1