Citrix Hires Division VPs from Symantec, Cisco, & HP
Citrix Systems, an enterprise software company, announced that Erin Hintz has joined as VP of Global Marketing and Ecommerce. Most recently, she led the worldwide marketing organization of Symantec's Norton consumer business. Hintz joined Symantec after it acquired Delrina, a software company where she served as a PR executive.
Shankar Iyer has been appointed as VP of Product Management. Iyer comes to Citrix from Cisco, where he led the formation of a Cloud Applications business unit focused on next-generation SaaS and cloud applications. Prior to Cisco, Iyer was VP of Products at WebEx, an online conference provider which was acquired by Cisco. In the past, he has also served as EVP of Products and Marketing for GemStone Systems and as VP of Products and Strategy at TIBCO Software.
Bob Schultz has been named Group VP and GM of the Enterprise Desktops and Applications division. Schultz comes to Citrix from HP, where he served as VP of Operations, Planning, and Strategy for the Enterprise Services business. Prior to HP, Schultz served as COO at computer hardware developer Adaptec.
Another Microsoft Exec Joins Juniper
Bob Muglia, 51, the former SVP of the Enterprise Storage Division at Microsoft, has joined Juniper Networks as EVP of Software. Before his tenure as SVP of the Enterprise Storage Division, Muglia served as President of Microsoft's Server & Tools business and as a Development Manager at ROLM, a former telecom company located in Silicon Valley. Muglia joins two former Microsoft execs who have previously transitioned to Juniper. Kevin Johnson, the former Windows and Online leader, left to take Juniper's CEO position in 2008 and Brad Brooks, the former Marketing Chief, made the switch earlier this year.
Executive Chairman at Emulex Transitions to the Role of Chairman
Emulex, a leader in storage networking infrastructure solutions, announced that Paul Folino, 65, will step down as Executive Chairman in November. Folino plans to serve as Chairman of the Emulex Board when he finishes his duties as Executive Chairman. He joined Emulex in 1993 as President, CEO, and a Director on the Board. Folino also serves as a board member of Microsemi and CoreLogic.
Dot Hill Systems Selects New VPs
Dot Hill Systems, a data storage solutions provider, announced that Brad Painter has been named VP of Worldwide Channel Sales. Painter joins Dot Hill after a stint as VP of Worldwide Channel Sales at Pillar Data Systems, a data storage firm recently acquired by Oracle. Before Pillar Data, he was VP of Worldwide Sales at Lantronix, a market leader in wired and wireless device networking. Earlier in his career, Painter held various senior sales management positions at Applied Micro Circuits, Crossroads Systems, Pinacor, Exabyte, and HP.
The company also announced that Scott Brooks has been appointed VP of Customer Services and Sales. Prior to this appointment, Brooks served as Midwest Regional Sales Director for Diebold, a security services firm. Before Diebold, he was the Regional Services Director for QMS Global, an expert in management system assessment and registration. In the past, Brooks has held customer service positions at LSI’s Engenio Storage Group, a division which was recently acquired by NetApp.
Date range: July 21st - August 13th