Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Meru Networks Expands Executive Team

Meru Networks announced the appointment of Ram Appalaraju as senior vice president of marketing and Glenn Cross as senior vice president of worldwide sales.

Ram Appalaraju comes to Meru from Isilon Systems where he was vice president of marketing. Appalaraju has also held vice president positions at Azul Systems and Hewlett Packard.

Most recently Glenn Cross was senior vice president of global sales for Secure Computing, which was acquired by McAffee in 2008. At Secure Computing, Cross managed the global sales force and revamped the field marketing operations and go-to market strategies to increase company revenue. Prior to Secure Computing, Cross held the position of executive vice president for global sales at SurfControl (later acquired by WebSense), senior vice president of worldwide sales for Nuance Communications, acquired by ScanSoft in 2005, and senior vice president of ActivCard, Inc.

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