Ruckus Networks (now part of CommScope via acquisition) welcomes Gary Newbold as vice president for the Asia-Pacific region. In this role, he will be responsible for field operations, revenue and growth in the region.
“We are excited to bring someone of Gary’s talent and caliber to the company,” said Bart Giordano, senior vice president of sales, Ruckus Networks. “Gary’s extensive experience in the networking industry, channel and direct sales will help drive our next phase of growth at a time when Ruckus is combining Cloud-managed Wi-Fi, Internet of Things and Analytics to its industry-leading wired and wireless portfolio. He will help us capitalize on the latest technology trends, including network convergence, ubiquitous mobility, Internet of Things and cloud.”
Based in Singapore, Gary will lead the Ruckus sales team and build on the company’s recent growth in the region, where customer experience and digital transformation are creating new opportunities.
Gary brings over 25 years of IT industry experience in both sales and management roles, having most recently led the Asia-Pacific region for Gigamon as vice president of sales. Prior to Gigamon, Gary spent six years at Extreme Networks in various sales management roles; he also served as country manager for 3Com in the UK and Europe.
“In today’s digital world, the networks that power our customers’ business are rapidly converging to meet users’ needs,” said Newbold. “I am excited to join Ruckus at a time when customers appreciate the opportunities that cutting-edge wired and wireless networks will provide. I look forward to driving growth in Asia-Pacific and working with a talented team to help shape the future of connectivity.”