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.
Raj 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.
Tom 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 Collaboration
Rob 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 Sales
Chris 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 Development
Gunter 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 Support
Eric 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 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’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 Sales, North America
Kevin brings over 20 years of sales experience in Networks, Application Delivery Controllers, Security, Database, Real-Time Monitoring and Content Delivery technologies. His career includes VP and senior management for sales at a number of companies including ScaleArc, F5 Networks, Coradiant (acquired by BMC), and NetScaler (acquired by Citrix). He has proven his can build successful sales teams and discovering new market opportunities.
Henk Jan Spanjaard
Vice President of EMEA Sales
Henk is a seasoned industry veteran with over 20 years’ experience working in computer storage, security and data management. He formerly served in senior leadership roles at companies including NetApp, Imperva and InfoBlox.
Vice President of Sales, President and Country Manager of Japan KK
Toru has a deep understanding of security and networking solutions. His previous experience as Blue Coat’s President and Managing Director of Japan and leadership positions at IBM and Unisys honed his knowledge of the Japanese market and established his reputation as a highly regarded leader in the region.
Song Tang Yih
Vice President of Asia Pacific Sales
Song brings over 20 years of infocommunications sales and leadership knowledge to A10 Networks. Starting his career at companies including IBM and Lotus Development, he went on to serve as VP of Asia Pacific for Palo Alto Networks as well as F5 Networks, where he was a key player in growing both companies’ global sales, shareholder value and industry recognition. Most recently, Song held key management roles at Metech International Limited and Advance SCT Limited. Song graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Vice President of Sales and General Manager for China
James Cai is a highly qualified business manager with over 15 years of experience in general management, product and program management, high-touch channel sales and business development in China. Most recently, James was General Manager for Motorola's Wireless Networks Business Unit in China. Prior to Motorola, he was Vice President of Sales and Channel Management for Alcatel-Lucent in addition to holding various executive positions at UTStarcom and ZTE. James is a graduate of The Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
Vice President of Latin American Sales
Alex Maduro brings more than 18 years of experience in sales and leadership roles in different technology companies and distributors. He started his career at a distributor leading a sales team responsible for introducing new technologies into the Caribbean and Latin American markets. From there he held leadership positions in companies like Packeteer, Redback Networks, Ericsson and Exinda. Most recently he held a Director role at Infoblox where he was responsible for the Southeastern U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising one of the largest and most successful teams in the company. Alex graduated with a Finance and International Business degree from Florida International University.
Vice President of Global Strategic Accounts
Tom has over 22 years of sales experience primarily focused on partnering with large complex enterprises, service providers, and global system integrators. His career at Hitachi Data Systems, AppSense, Symantec and Proofpoint has covered a broad range of enterprise customers, channel partners, and alliance partnerships. At A10, he's responsible for leading all go-to-market actives around A10's global strategic accounts and global systems integration sales teams.
Vice President of Global Sales Operations
Allen 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.