30 Notable IT Executive Moves: November 2011


Manny Rivelo

F5 Networks reeled in a big one with Manny Rivelo, a 19-year Cisco veteran who was most recently Cisco's senior vice president, engineering operations and systems, but takes over as F5's senior vice president, security and strategic solutions. Rivelo's marquee hire is all part of an ongoing push into security by F5 Networks, which this year passed the $1 billion annual revenue mark as it continues to win mindshare from data center-focused solution providers.