Stephen Ludin

Stephen Ludin
Chief Architect, Akamai, Board Member ISRG


Stephen Ludin is a chief architect for Akamai’s Web Experience group. He currently heads the company’s Foundry team—a small group dedicated to innovating on the edge of technology. Stephen’s primary focus has been on projects related to the core proxy technology that is responsible for routing, accelerating, and securing Akamai’s traffic. Stephen received his degree from the University of California at San Diego in computer music, where his coding abilities were used in writing C programs to create experimental music. We are all grateful for his decision to use his technical and management skill in the more aesthetically pleasing field of making the Web a faster and safer realm for commerce and communications.

He currently serves on the board of the Internet Security Research Group, the parent organization for Let’s Encrypt.


Stephen Ludin (Akamai, Board Member ISRG)
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Feeding a need for ‘as-it-happens’ interaction, many popular Web sites, Web- based applications, and social networking platforms incorporate real-time updates into their user interfaces. However, providing these real-time updates to a large and distributed user population through a server-sent events mechanism can create significant scalability challenges. *This session is sponsored by Akamai* Read more.
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