Network and application services company Riverbed has announced the appointment of a new CEO in Dan Smoot to “drive the company’s next phase of growth.”
Smoot has more than 30 years of senior leadership experience, including at Salesforce, Cisco, and VMware, and joined Riverbed in June 2018.
He has already held several senior management positions in the company, most recently as COO and as head of global sales, sales channels and alliances, sales activities and the company’s customer experience teams.
“Dan was a great leader at Riverbed and brings with him a tremendous amount of industry experience having held senior positions at some of the world’s leading technology companies,” said Robert Sayle, Riverbed board member and partner at Thoma Bravo.
“He has an unwavering dedication to Riverbed’s customers and partners, an exceptional track record in promoting operational excellence and business results, and is a strong leader when it comes to people and culture.
“Dan is …