Leadership

 

 

Lee Chen

Founder & CEO

A10 Networks, Inc.

 

Lee Chen has served as A10 Networks’ President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since July 2004. From 1993 to 2004, Mr. Chen founded Centillion Networks and Foundry Networks. At both companies, he served in a variety of positions, including Vice President of Engineering. He previously held management and senior technical positions at OTS, Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies, Inc. and InSync Group. 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. He is a technology pioneer, especially in the area of Internet Protocol Multicast and System & System Security and holds numerous patents.

Raj Jalan

Chief Technology Officer

Raj Jalan

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.

Tom Constantino

Executive Vice President, CFO

Tom Constantino

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.

Rob Cochran

Executive Vice President, Legal And Corporate Collaboration and Secretary

Rob Cochran

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.

Chris White

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Chris White

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.

Gunter Reiss

Vice President of Worldwide Marketing

Gunter Reiss

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.

Eric Kwok

Vice President of Worldwide Support and Services

Eric Kwok

Eric Kwok joined A10 Networks in February 2014 and is responsible for technical support, professional services, training and content development. He has 25 years of experience in the networking industry and 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.

Todd Kleppe

Vice President of Global Operations

Todd Kleppe

Todd Kleppe 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.
Andrew Kim

Andrew Kim

Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources

Andrew Kim

As Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources, Andrew Kim leads the team responsible for strategic people operations, including attracting, developing and rewarding a global workforce and employee engagement. Andrew joined A10 in June 2016 and has assumed increased responsibilities for the HR transformation. Andrew brings over 20 years’ experience as an HR leader at publicly-held technology companies including RingCentral, Calix, Marvell Semiconductor, Fortinet, PerkinElmer, and Applied Materials where he led their HR business partners, training, and talent acquisition teams. Andrew holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa.