A10 Networks Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead North American Sales Team
SAN JOSE, CA, Nov. 14, 2005 -- A10 Networks™, a pioneer in delivering a new class of identity-aware network solutions, today announced it has appointed Peter D. Stokes to lead the company's sales team in North America. Mr. Stokes has more than 25 years of experience in building successful sales teams and managing channel programs for emerging and established technology companies.
Mr. Stokes joins A10 Networks from Reconnex, a leading provider of enterprise risk management systems, where he was instrumental in building and managing the company's sales team in the Western U.S. Prior to Reconnex, Mr. Stokes served as vice president of channel sales for MegaPath Networks, a premium provider of secure access and managed network solutions. Mr. Stokes also has held senior sales and channel management positions at IBM, Tandem Computer, Netopia and Bay Networks. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
"Peter is highly experienced in understanding business and technical issues and working as a partner with customers to develop solutions that address their needs. We are pleased to have his expertise in leading the U.S. sales team as we move the company from R&D mode into the next stage of growth," said Lee Chen, CEO of A10 Networks.
About A10 Networks
A10 Networks was founded in 2004 with a mission to create a new class of affordable, identity-aware network solutions, including the industry's first "Smart" identity management system. A10's solutions help businesses and government increase efficiency and agility, address regulatory compliance and security risks while reducing the complexity and costs of managing global networks. A10's products unify critical identity and access management functions with networking and security to offer network administrators centralized management and unparalleled visibility into network activity. A10 is a well-financed, privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in Beijing. For more information, visit www.a10networks.com.
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