Mehmet Akcin

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Mehmet Akcin
Born (1981-10-18) 18 October 1981 (age 40)
🏡 ResidenceSan Francisco, California, USA
🏳️ Nationality
🏳️ CitizenshipFlag of the United States.svg American
💼 Occupation
networking, privacy, dns

Mehmet Akcin (born October 18, 1981) is the Founder and CEO of [Kapany Networks Inc.[1]. He is also working as an advisor to the Group CEO of Turk Telekom International and member of the board of advisors for Seaborn Networks Inc.

Mehmet is a distinguished engineer and inventor with 5 granted patents to his name in the areas of Domain Names , Content Delivery Networks and Internet Security. [2] His innovations are commonly used inside Microsoft Windows Server , Windows 10 , Azure and other various Microsoft products.


Mehmet has started in his career at University of Puerto Rico Gauss Research Laboratory as Network Engineer in 2004. Later in 2006 he has joined ICANN as Chief Engineer and he has worked at ICANN until 2013. Mehmet has joined Microsoft in October 2013 where he has worked on large scale cloud products such as Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Windows. in January 2016 Mehmet has joined Yahoo Global Network Infrastructure team responsible interconnection strategy and planning. [3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Granted Patents

  1. Mitigation of computer network attacks
  2. Secure domain name resolution in computer networks
  3. Remote purge of dns cache
  4. Method and system for accelerated on-premise content delivery
  5. Advanced security for domain names

Patents Applications in Review

  1. Defense against NXDomain Hijakcing
  2. Passive delegations and records


  1. "Kapany".
  2. Patents
  3. "Taiwan Peering Forum".

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