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Tom Leighton

AKA Frank Thomson Leighton

Born: c. 1956

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Mathematician, Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-founder of Akamai

Brother: David T. Leighton

    University: BS Engineering, Princeton University (1978)
    University: PhD Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1981)
    Professor: Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1982-)
    Professor: CS and AI Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996-)

    Akamai Co-Founder and Chief Scientist (1998-)
    Member of the Board of Akamai (1998-)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Association for Computing Machinery Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the ACM
    National Academy of Engineering 2004
    National Academy of Sciences 2008

Author of books:
Complexity Issues in VSLI Optimal Layouts for the Shuffle-Exchange Graph and Other Networks (1983)
Introduction to Parallel Algorithms and Architectures: Arrays, Trees, Hybercubes (1992)

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