Ken WechslerAkamai Technologies
Ken Wechsler is the VP, Global Total Rewards at Akamai Technologies. Ken is an experienced business leader and strategic advisor, providing trusted counsel to executive leadership and Boards of Directors, with extensive experience developing and implementing integrated total reward strategies to enable business performance and drive results.
Ken joined Akamai in April 2022 and prior to this role he was the Vice President of Total Rewards at DraftKings
where he successfully led the development of their Total Rewards function and strategy.
At Akamai, Ken leads the Global Total Rewards Center of Excellence. The Total Rewards COE is accountable for driving Total Rewards strategy, developing innovative program design and ensuring successful program implementation across the enterprise, providing alignment with corporate strategy and supporting business success.
Prior to rejoining the corporate world, Ken was Partner within Aon / Radford’s Rewards Solution Practices. In this capacity, Ken served as a Board advisor to Compensation Committees, senior management, human resources, finance and legal on a variety of issues involving executive and broad-based rewards. Ken joined Radford in 2011 and served in several positions of increasing responsibility until his departure in 2020. Ken received his bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College, majoring in both Economics and Mathematics.
He enjoys watching and playing sports (mostly baseball), attending concerts, mentoring young professionals and staying close to his family, including wife, young adult daughters and stepsons.