Paul Sagan, Akamai CEO and president
Sales climbed 19% at Akamai last year, but Sagan’s total compensation was cut by a nearly equal percentage. His package included an $806,175 salary, $1.7 million bonus, and equity awards valued at $7.2 million -- for a total of $9.8 million (down 18% compared to his $11.9 million pay in 2011). The company, meanwhile, reported revenue of $1.4 billion, compared to $1.2 billion in 2011. Net income for 2012 was $204 million, up 1% from $201 million a year earlier.