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30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2022
Wade Tyler Millward
VMware, DataRobot, Presidio, Amazon Web Services, SAP and Google were among the tech giants to make executive hires during the month.
Last month, Riverbed Technology, which recently rebranded to Riverbed|Aternity, brought on Alex Thurber as its new channel lead.
Thurber took a new role at the San Francisco-based company as senior vice president of global partners and alliances. He will lead the company’s entire partner ecosystem of resellers, distributors, service providers and service providers and focus on accelerating business opportunities and ensuring market and customer needs are being met.
Thurber comes to Riverbed after serving as chief revenue officer for multicloud management vendor Virtana Corp. for more than a year. Prior to that, he served as chief revenue officer for Pulse Secure, a developer of secure access and mobile security technology, until the company was acquired by Ivanti.
He also sat in the senior vice president, general manager, seat of BlackBerry’s Mobility Solutions business unit for two years, as well as vice president of worldwide sales for WatchGuard Technologies. Before that, the tech veteran held sales leadership roles at Tripwire, McAfee, and Cisco Systems.