Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Lee Chen has served as A10 Networks President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors since July 2004. From 1996 to August 2004, Mr. Chen served in a variety of positions, including as Vice President of Software Engineering and Quality Assurance at Foundry Networks, Inc., a company that designed, manufactured and sold high-end enterprise and service provider switches and routers, as well as wireless, security, and traffic management solutions. Mr. Chen has previously held management and senior technical positions at OTS, Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies, Inc. and InSync Group, and was a co-founder of Centillion Networks, Inc. Mr. Chen has an M.S.E.E. from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Electrophysics from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan. Mr. Chen is a technology pioneer, especially in the area of Internet Protocol Multicast and System & System Security and holds numerous patents.
Chief Technology Officer
Rajkumar Jalan has served as A10 Networks Chief Technology Officer since November 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he served as a consultant to the company. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Jalan served in various capacities, including as a Director of IP Routing, for Foundry Networks, Inc., a company that designed, manufactured and sold high-end enterprise and service provider switches and routers, as well as wireless, security, and traffic management solutions. Before Foundry, he worked on a wide range of networking technologies from Ethernet, Token-Ring, ATM and Digital Switching Systems. Mr. Jalan’s prior employers included Bay Networks, Inc. and Network Equipment Technologies Inc. Mr. Jalan holds a number of patents related to Layer 2/Layer 3 as well as Layer 4/Layer 7 switching. He has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Executive Vice President, CFO
Tom Constantino joined A10 Networks in June 2017. Tom brings extensive experience in planning, accounting and operations from global, industry-leading technology companies. Before joining A10 Networks, Tom was Vice President of Accounting and Finance Operations with Western Digital as well as CFO of its HGST subsidiary. Tom's experience also includes the role of Vice President of Corporate Finance at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and 16 years at Hewlett-Packard in a variety of Finance and Operations leadership roles. Tom began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Jose and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration and Secretary
Robert Cochran has served as our Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration since November 2016, as our Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration from January 2012 to November 2016 and as a member of our board of directors since April 2012. In addition, Mr. Cochran was appointed as our Chief Risk Compliance Officer in October 2016, has served as our Secretary since August 2004, and previously served on our board of directors from August 2004 to October 2004. From January 1993 to January 2012, Mr. Cochran was an attorney in private practice in Woodside, California, where he had served as our outside legal counsel since our incorporation. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Cochran served as a director of Techwell, Inc., a fabless semiconductor public company that was acquired by Intersil Corporation. Mr. Cochran also serves as a director of two privately-held companies. Mr. Cochran has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University.
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Chris White joined A10 Networks in January 2018, and is responsible for managing and growing A10 Networks global sales organization, sales operations and business development. Chris has over 24 years of direct and indirect sales experience, focused on selling with and through channel and alliance partners. Throughout his career, Chris has covered broad range of enterprise customers and partnered closely with inside sales, as well as with service provider and federal government customers. Through his prior experience at Hitachi Data Systems and NetApp his teams have sold cloud, hardware and software solutions, as well as substantive security domain experience at Symantec and Proofpoint. Chris is an alumnus of the University of California, Irvine.
Vice President of Worldwide Marketing
Gunter Reiss has more than 20 years of success in international business development and global sales with technology expertise in the mobile, IP networking, SDN, cloud and IT industries. He has galvanized and established myriad multi-million dollar business alliances and senior level executive relationships with Fortune 500 companies throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Gunter joined A10 Networks in 2014 as Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and in 2017 was named Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Business Development. Prior to joining A10 Networks, Gunter served as vice president of business development and strategy for product area IP & Broadband at Ericsson Inc. in the Silicon Valley. Previously he held senior roles in business, partnership, alliances and strategy development at Ericsson in Austria, Sweden and Texas. He also spent three years in England in senior leadership roles with Damovo and IPC. Gunter served on the board of privately held Skorpios Technologies and was a member of the Sun Microsystems customer advisory board. He received his electrical engineering degree from the Higher Technical School in Vienna, Austria. He is an alumnus of the UCLA Executive M&A program and the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Venture Capitalist Executive Program.
Vice President of Worldwide Support
Eric has 25 years of experience in the networking and telecom industry. He has held senior management and technical support engineering positions in a variety of technology companies such as Brocade (through the Foundry Networks acquisition), AT&T, Verizon and IBM. He is also a partner with XF Ventures, a team of former Foundry Networks Executives who provide access to seed capital along with technical help, operational expertise and strategic mentorship to promising business teams and start-ups. Eric holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Vice President of Global Operations
Todd has been with A10 Networks since 2008. He has 30 years of experience working for emerging Silicon Valley companies. Todd’s current responsibilities include demand planning, supply chain, logistics operations, IT and data center infrastructure, global real estate, and facilities. Todd is also responsible for compliance programs, including EAR, FCPA and third-party licensing. Early in his tenure, Todd established A10’s initial field operations in EMEA and Latin America. He has held senior positions with Acer America, NEC, Walker, Intellicorp, WaveSplitter Technologies and NextLabs. Todd holds a B.A. from Michigan State University and a MBA from George Washington University.
Vice President of Human Resources
Laurie brings over 20 years of related experience to A10 Networks. She leads global human resources and aligns A10 Networks business goals with HR programs to promote innovation and employee engagement. Recently, Laurie served as VP of Human Resources for DCG Systems, where she was responsible for the successful development and execution of HR and operational initiatives prior to its acquisition by FEI. Before this, she spearheaded dynamic and collaborative work environments at growing technology companies such as Credence Systems, Fortinet, and KLA-Tencor.
Vice President of Cloud Business Unit
Kamal is responsible for A10 Networks Cloud Business, including the Management and Analytics platform. He joined A10 Networks via its acquisition of Appcito, where he was the co-founder and CEO. Appcito was a venture-funded provider of a SaaS, multi-cloud ADC solution. Kamal has over 25 years experience in the areas of software, networking and security. He has broad experience across various functional areas of product management, marketing, and sales, with a proven track record as an entrepreneur, GM and CEO in new business creation and revenue growth. He has co-founded or been a part of early executive teams of five technology startups, four of which were acquired by public companies and one had an IPO on Nasdaq. Earlier in his career, Kamal served as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. Kamal holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Computer Science from University of Southern California.