A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a technology leader in application networking, today announced that Sanjay Kapoor has been appointed Vice President of global marketing. In this role, Sanjay will be responsible for the global structure, strategy, and execution of all aspects of A10’s marketing efforts. Sanjay will report directly to CEO Lee Chen.
“Sanjay is a creative and accomplished marketing executive, bringing extraordinary marketing leadership and business strategy expertise to A10 Networks,” said Lee Chen, Founder and CEO of A10 Networks. “He is well-recognized for developing global marketing programs that have not only accelerated growth, but also increased influencer engagement and brand awareness at some of the world’s most successful technology companies, including Nominum, Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems. Sanjay’s marketing expertise and industry knowledge will help us elevate the A10 Networks brand, stimulate increased demand for our solutions and drive revenue growth across our entire product portfolio. Our global partners and customers will greatly benefit from his extensive networking experience and insights. We are delighted to welcome Sanjay to the leadership team at A10 Networks.”
Sanjay joined A10 Networks from Nominum, where he served as CMO and SVP Strategy. At Nominum, Sanjay successfully repositioned the company from a network infrastructure software firm to a market leader in “digital marketing and subscriber behavior analytics.” He also created a world-class digital marketing capability that now extends from brand thought leadership to customer advocacy. Prior to Nominum, Sanjay was chief strategy officer for the software division at Juniper Networks, where he led the business transformation of Juniper’s portfolio to SDN/NFV. Earlier appointments include 15+ years of marketing, product and general management leadership roles at Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems, where Sanjay brought to market innovative infrastructure automation and analytics platforms, establishing leading positions in large multi-billion dollar network, security and data center businesses.
“I am thrilled to be joining Lee and the team at A10 Networks,” said Sanjay Kapoor, VP Global Marketing of A10 Networks.
“A10 has unparalleled technology and a unique value proposition in helping customers deliver applications with industry-leading availability, security and reliability anytime, anywhere. With this strong technology foundation and a tremendous upside potential, I’m excited to apply my marketing expertise in driving global brand awareness as well as customer and influencer engagement, and increased revenue and market share.”
A10 Networks recently launched several new solutions, including the Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS) 4.0 platform, the most significant release since the launch of the 64-bit version of ACOS. New features include A10 Harmony, an architecture that lays the foundation of a rapid services integration platform for enterprise, cloud, and service provider networks-as well as other key enhancements, including Secure Interconnect IPsec VPN, SSL Insight, Application Access Management (AAM) and Web Application Firewall (WAF).
A10’s application networking technologies enable enterprises, service providers, and other organizations to accelerate, secure and optimize the performance of their data center applications and networks.