Businessman executive president Chief Executive Officer
Graduate, Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University.
He formerly served as the Executive Vice Chairman of Akamai Technologies. Sagan joined Akamai in October 1998 as Chief Operating Officer, became President the following year and was elected to the Akamai board of directors in January 2005. He is also a trustee of his alma mater, Northwestern University.
He also served for a period of time on the boards of Experience, Incorporated. iRobot Corporation and Medialink Worldwide, Incorporated.
Upon graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Sagan began his career at WCBS-television as a news writer and was named news director in 1987. In 1991, he joined Time Warner to design and launch NY1.
In 1995 he was named president and editor of new media at Time Incorporated., a position he held until 1997. From 1997 to 1998 Sagan served as senior adviser to the World Economic Forum.
Sagan is married to Ann Burks Sagan and they have three children, Katharine, Michael, and Emma.
Sagan was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President"s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee in 2010.
He is a member of the board of directors of Akamai, Datto, Incorporated., Electric Membership Corporation Corporation, L2, Incorporated., VMWare, Incorporated., and the not-for-profit ProPublica. Previously, he was a member of the board of directors of Dow Jones & Company, Digitas, Maven Networks, OpenMarket, FutureTense, Incorporated., and VDONet Corporation before each company was sold. In 2008 he was named as a member of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy.