Summary: mathematician and entrepreneur best known as the cofounder and chief technology officer at Akamai Technologies Inc., a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company that produces technology equipment to facilitate online content delivery, who was one of the passengers aboard on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 that crashed into the World Trade Center, who founded the online business firm in 1998 along with scientist Tom Leighton and a group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists and business professionals, and who was responsible for the company's research and development strategy.
Cause of Death: Murdered by terrorists when the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center
Born: March 14, 1970
Died: September 11, 2001
Location: New York City, New York