Randall Kaplan


Randall Kaplan is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist passionate about developing long-lasting companies and mentoring rising stars. He is the Co-Founder of Akamai Technologies, the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Akamai serves nearly 30%of the world’s web traffic, is a member of the S&P 500, has 8,000 employees, and had $3.2 billion in 2020 revenues.

Kaplan is both founder and managing partner at JUMP Investors, a venture capital and private equity firm that has invested in more than 70 early and late-stage technology companies, including Google, Lyft, and Seagate. A highly sought-after guest lecturer, he is also the host of the podcast In Search of Excellence about our desire to be the best we can be and live up to our potential.