Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Gigamon Appoints Paul Hooper as CEO

Gigamon named Paul Hooper as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing co-founder Ted Ho, who is stepping down.

Hooper previously served as Gigamon's Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. Before that, he held various positions at Extreme Networks, including Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President and General Manager for the Volume Products Group, and Chief Information Officer.

Gigamon provides an intelligent Traffic Visibility Fabric for enterprises, data centers and service providers.  The Gigamon GigaVUE portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to security, monitoring or management systems.

"Ted, along with the co-founders, have created a new market, and established Gigamon as one of the leaders of this new segment, by combining incredible engineering innovation and skills with a vision to create a more efficient and effective approach to manage the information traversing networks of today and tomorrow," said Paul Hooper, Gigamon CEO.  "I am honored to assume the leadership of Gigamon and take our company to new levels of success."