Gordon Stitt, the founder and former CEO of Extreme Networks, will be joining Nebula, a start-up focused on the enterprise cloud space, as CEO effective September 23rd.
Nebula is developing an integrated hardware and software appliance providing distributed compute, storage, and network services in a unified system.
Prior to founding Extreme, Stitt co-founded Network Peripherals, one of the pioneers of high-performance enterprise networking, where he served as VP of Marketing. Stitt currently serves on the board of Barracuda Networks, and previously served on the boards of RGB Networks and SkyFire Labs. He also serves as chair of the industry advisory board for the Computer Engineering department at Santa Clara University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science. He also holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.
"Nebula has achieved tremendous market traction in a short period of time,” said Chris C. Kemp, Nebula’s Founder & CEO. “I couldn’t ask for a better partner to help me build Nebula into a company of consequence."
- Nebula is privately held and venture‐funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures, Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Innovation Endeavors, and Google's first investors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram.