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Alex Caro

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Edge Delivery

Dr. Alex Caro is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Edge Delivery business line, based at Akamai’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is responsible for the growth and innovation of the delivery products that power the experiences our customers bring to billions of users every day.

Previously, Dr. Caro was SVP for Edge Experience, where his teams built Akamai’s next-generation product and data experiences. He joined Akamai in 1999 as a research scientist and contributed to the core technology of the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform. In addition, he served in a variety of leadership roles across the company: as corporate CIO, as regional CTO and VP of Professional Services for Asia-Pacific-Japan, and as VP of Engineering for Web Performance.

Prior to Akamai, Dr. Caro worked at several technology startups in the Boston area. He holds four degrees from MIT, including a Ph.D. in Computer Science.