LEE CHEN, FOUNDER & CEO
Lee served most recently as co-founder and vice president of engineering at Foundry Networks. Lee was also a founding member of Centillion Networks (acquired by Nortel). He has held management and senior technical positions at Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies and InSync Group. He holds an M.S.E.E. from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Electrophysics from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.
CTORaj has over 25 years of experience in the Networking Industry. Prior to A10 Raj was the lead architect for Foundry Networks' ServerIron and L2/L3 switching product families. Before Foundry he worked on a wide range of Networking technologies from Ethernet, Token-Ring, ATM and Digital Switching Systems. Raj holds a number of patents related to L2/L3 as well as L4/L7 switching. He has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
CFOTom Constantino joined A10 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 CollaborationRob has 30 years of experience serving as corporate and general legal counsel for emerging technology companies. Immediately prior to A10, for 19 years Rob was principal of a boutique law firm based in Woodside, California, where he specialized in the representation of growth corporations, and the investors funding such ventures. During this period, Rob served on the Board of Directors of numerous private corporations, and Techwell, Inc., a fabless public semiconductor company. Earlier in his career, Rob was an International Mergers and Acquisition advisor, and Vice President and General Counsel of Mosel-Vitelic, Inc. Rob started his career as a corporate securities lawyer with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P. C. Rob has an A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Executive Vice President of Worldwide SalesChris White joined A10 in January 2018, and is responsible for managing and growing A10's 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 Worldwide Marketing and Business DevelopmentGunter 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 in 2014 as Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and in 2017 was named Vice President Worldwide Marketing and Business Development. Prior to joining A10, 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 SupportEric has 20 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 OperationsTodd 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 ResourcesLaurie brings over 20 years of related experience to A10 Networks. She leads global human resources and aligns A10’s 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 EngineeringRoss joined A10 in February 2015 and served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors from October 2004 through January 2012. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the software industry. He was founder and CEO of Paravirtual Corporation after founding and serving as CEO and CTO of RouterWare, the leading network protocol supplier until its acquisition by Wind River Systems, Inc. in 1999. His prior experience includes software engineering positions with Fibermux, NewGen Systems, Gateway Communications and Lockheed Missiles and Space Co. Ross holds Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Trinity University.
Vice President of Cloud Business UnitKamal joined A10 via its acquisition of Appcito, where he was Founder and CEO. Appcito was a venture-funded provider of a versatile SaaS-based, multi-cloud ADC solution. Kamal has over 25 years experience in the areas of software and networking. He has a breadth of functional experience in product management, marketing and sales, and as an entrepreneur and general manager, in building and growing new businesses. He has co-founded or been a part of early executive teams of four network infrastructure startups, three of which were acquired and one had an IPO. 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.
GLOBAL SALES OPERATIONS
Vice President of Global Sales OperationsAllen has more than 20 years of diverse experience in operations, sales and finance at Fortune 500, mid-sized and startup companies. Prior to A10 Networks, Allen served in leadership roles at Metaswitch Networks, Ericsson and Cisco. Allen holds a B.S. in Marketing from San Jose State University and an MBA from St. Mary’s College of California.
Asoka De Saram
Vice President of Systems EngineeringAsoka has 20 years of experience in the networking industry, including a broad range of networking experience in data center, virtualization, security and application delivery. He has held various positions at A10 Networks: starting as a Senior Corporate Systems Engineer, then leading the North American Systems Engineering team as the Senior Director of Systems Engineering. Prior to A10, Asoka was Principal Systems Engineer at Brocade (supporting service provider customers), Senior Systems Engineer at Foundry Networks (supporting commercial and enterprise customers in Northern California) and Worldwide Consulting IT Architect at IBM. Asoka holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
REGIONAL SALES MANAGEMENT