Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Kim Salem-Jackson is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, leading Akamai’s global marketing efforts including brand, communications, field and digital marketing, as well as the company’s sales and services training and enablement programs.
Salem-Jackson is a data-driven, global marketing executive whose 20-plus-year career has been focused on activating marketing as a growth engine and amplifying marketing’s impact on the business. She is passionate about advanced analytics and data science, and using that data to achieve optimal marketing efficiency. Previously, she served as Akamai’s Senior Vice President, Global Marketing & Corporate Communications, where she led global field, customer and channel marketing, events, corporate communications, and the sales development organization.
Prior to joining Akamai in 2017, she held leadership roles at Informatica, having served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Business Development, with a focus on driving brand and demand for both the direct and indirect business. At Informatica, she also led pipeline management for the organization globally, using predictive analytics to ensure forecast accuracy was achieved each quarter. She also held similar roles at Pegasystems and IONA Technologies (acquired by Progress Software and HoustonStreet Exchange). She began her career in public relations at KHJ Interactive.
Salem-Jackson also serves on the Board of Directors of the Akamai Foundation. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina.