Kim Salem-Jackson

Member Since 2022

Kim Salem-Jackson



Boston Area

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Akamai. Leads global marketing efforts including brand, purpose, corporate communications, product marketing, field and digital marketing, as well as the company’s customer enablement programs. Passionate about building and leading high-performing, purpose-driven teams. Driven by innovation and speed to market. Proven ability to work with senior management to envision, develop and implement corporate strategy and integrated initiatives that accelerate revenue growth. Serves on the Board of Directors of the Akamai Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting programs to attract more diversity to the technology industry, providing disaster relief and humanitarian aid globally, enabling volunteerism to the local communities, and promoting environmental sustainability through investments in alternative energy. 2021 CMO Award Winner | Chief Founding Member | Forbes Council | Fast Company Executive Board


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November 22nd, 2022

14 ways employers can nurture their staff's creative contributions

Inspiring employees to address current business challenges—transparently and collaboratively—enables the opportunity to find innovative solutions for business growth. 

May 2nd, 2022

Five ways to foster a positive company culture

Now more than ever, positive leadership is vital.



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