Company aims to further align tech, sales services, and partner solutions
A10 Networks, a San Jose, California-based provider of application networking solutions, has announced the appointment of Ravi Raj Bhat to the position of global field sales CTO and shared services senior vice president.
The Lowdown: In his new position, Bhat will be charged with driving a global technical community within A10 – across sales, product management, and engineering – and within the company’s network of customers and partners. Bhat, who will report to A10 Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales Chris White, was formerly vice president of engineering at Ericsson.
The Details: With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Bhat has led a number of globally dispersed engineering teams in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Prior to joining Ericsson, he worked at Radisys and Continuous Computing. He’s also co-authored two books and 30-plus papers and articles in a variety of technical journals and publications.
The Buzz: “Ravi brings a wealth of leadership and technical expertise to A10 Networks. He will be instrumental in engaging the company’s technical community to drive our 5G initiative and to help A10 Networks continue to deliver innovative products and services that address the technological and business challenges our customers face,” said White. “Ravi’s background across a variety of technologies, including cloud, virtualization, telecommunications, and networking, will be a tremendous asset to the company.”