Cisco sales leader joins Extreme Networks

03 May 12

Extreme Networks have appointed an experienced sales boss with a history at companies like Cisco and Symantec to drive their sales in APAC, including through New Zealand distributors Brightstar and Networld Systems (Distribution Central).

Now vice president, APAC sales for Extreme Networks, Joy Ghosh was most notably APAC managing director for anti-spam software maker IronPort Systems when it was acquired by Cisco in 2007. 

In three years with the company, Ghosh grew revenues from US$3 million to US$37 million, and expanded his regional team from three people to 62.

His responsibilities with Extreme will include all of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan and India.

Oscar Rodriguez, president and CEO of Extreme Networks, says he looks forward to seeing the results Ghosh can achieve in the region. 

"He has a deep knowledge of networking, extensive background in enterprise sales, and brings the leadership skills we need to regain growth in Asia,” Rodriguez says.

Check out Ghosh’s impressive LinkedIn page here.

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