President and CEO at Infoblox
Scott Harrell joined Infoblox in January 2023 as CEO, responsible for the overall strategy, growth, and continued success of the company. Harrell is a seasoned leader with extensive portfolio management experience, having spent over two decades in leadership roles at Cisco Systems and Intel. Prior to joining Infoblox, Harrell was the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cisco’s $20B Intent Based Network business unit where he oversaw the entire portfolio and engineering teams across enterprise, IoT and data center markets. Prior to that, Harrell led product management for Cisco’s Security portfolio. Earlier in his career, he held leadership roles at Intel along with several strategic consulting roles at early-stage start-ups. Scott has an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flaglar Business School, and a bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Senior Vice President and CIO at Infoblox
Bell is a veteran technology executive with over 25 years of experience leading global organizations in the high-tech industry. Prior to Infoblox, he led the Global Infrastructure and Service Management/Support function at Microsoft. His span of responsibility included overseeing WW Network, Azure cloud migrations, Service Management and Help Desk, Tools development, Large Data Visualization, Applications Support and Acquisition integration. Prior to Microsoft, Bell was the CIO for Sonos Inc. He also spent 17 years at Cisco leading various global infrastructure teams with progressively broader leadership responsibility including driving Consulting Services and WebEx Customer Success. Bell holds a BS degree in Finance from California State University, Sacramento and completed the Technology Leader Program from Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education.
Senior Vice President of Engineering, Manufacturing and Cloud Operations at Infoblox
Padmini has a strong network security background and brings over 20 years of extensive experience in leadership engineering management roles, building and leading global teams. She is responsible for driving Infoblox’s technology strategy and executing the company’s technology innovations and product development. Padmini started her Infoblox career eight years ago as senior director of engineering and has been instrumental building a modern cloud-native architecture and reshaping DDI and security for cloud-first deployments.She previously held engineering management roles at STEC and Blue Coat Systems (now Broadcom). She holds a Masters in Computer Science from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operation Officer at Infoblox
An experienced Finance executive in the software industry, Hoke leads Infoblox’s Finance, Legal and Procurement functions. Before joining Infoblox in February 2018, he was CFO of Digital River. Prior experience includes divisional CFO roles at Groupon, Juniper Networks and Microsoft, as well as being a consultant with McKinsey and Accenture. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Senior Vice President, People and Places at Infoblox
Carolyn leads Infoblox’s team of recruitment, compensation, professional development, business partners, benefits, community relations and facilities management professionals. She brings over 25 years of related experience to this role.
She joined Infoblox from MetricStream, where she led HR and EMEA operations—from systems to compensation to performance management—with a focus on designing processes to scale, ensuring cultural alignment, and building a global delivery model for HR programs and systems. As VP of HR at ShoreTel, she was a member of the Executive team and counseled executives through an IPO and led M&A integration of two successful cloud acquisitions.
Carolyn is known for building strong relationships, designing innovative programs, and inspiring loyalty and engagement.
Chief Revenue Officer at Infoblox
Mitch leads the company’s growth strategy across a global organization encompassing field sales, field engineering, support, professional services, operations, inside sales, renewals and enablement. He joins Infoblox from Big Switch Networks, a leader in Software Defined Networks, which he positioned for acquisition by Arista Networks. Prior to joining Big Switch, Mitch served as SVP of Global Sales for Plexxi Networks, and SVP of Global Sales for SimpliVity, both of which were acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Mitch also served as SVP of Sales for North America for Oracle and had a long stint at EMC where he was one of the key architects of the highly regarded sales culture known for driving high performance and overachievement. His roles included running Sales for EMC’s Americas Go-To market organization, SVP of Global Channels and Alliances and SVP of Mid-range Storage Sales.
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at Infoblox
A diverse marketing leader with expertise in building and scaling world-class overachieving teams within large enterprise and hyper-growth organizations. Prior to Infoblox, Brad was the global marketing leader for VMware’s security division, VMware Carbon Black, he reinvented marketing within FinTech market leader, Eze Software (SS&C), and was a key member of Akamai’s Global Sales, Services, and Marketing leadership team for 16 years, serving as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer for 9 years and SVP of Global Partner Sales for 6 years. He has held pre-sales, sales, sales leadership and marketing roles in the technology industry for 28 years.
Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer at Infoblox
As Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Mukesh Gupta is responsible for developing and driving Infoblox’s product vision and strategy to new heights. With his strong mix and networking and security backgrounds, entrepreneurial vision, and go-to-market expertise he will drive Infoblox’s long-range vision of uniting networking and security to best serve the company’s growing customer base.
Mukesh joined Infoblox from Palo Alto Networks where he helped grow the company into a multi-billion-dollar leader in network security. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Gupta held senior product leadership roles at Illumio and Juniper Networks. He also co-founded LocalCircles, India’s leading community and public pulse aggregation platform.
A prolific inventor, Gupta holds more than two dozen patents and patent applications advancing networking and security across hybrid cloud applications.
Gupta has an MBA from the University of California Berkeley – Walter A Haas School of Business, a Master’s of Science in Computer Networking from The University of Toledo, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology.
Chief DNS Architect at Infoblox
Cricket is one of the world’s leading experts on the Domain Name System (DNS), and serves as the liaison between Infoblox and the DNS community. Before joining Infoblox, he founded an Internet consulting and training company, Acme Byte & Wire, after running the hp.com domain at Hewlett-Packard. Cricket is a prolific speaker and author, having written a number of books including “DNS and BIND,” one of the most widely used references in the field, now in its fifth edition.
Chief of Staff and VP, Business Operations at Infoblox
Liza is responsible for business operations at Infoblox and leads long range planning as well as management of key cross-functional business processes, including the coordination and management of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) across the executive team. She brings more than 20 years of general management experience to this role. Prior to joining Infoblox she led Product Operations for Cisco’s Cloud and Virtualization Group. Previously, she was SVP of International Markets at Qwest Communications and held senior leadership positions in a variety of functions including Marketing, Sales, Product Management, and Finance at Qwest and AT&T. Liza is a Sloan Fellow from Stanford University with an MS in Management, and also holds an MBA from Rutgers University and a BS in Bio-Chemistry from Pepperdine University.
VP of Product Marketing at Infoblox
Anthony James is a seasoned technology and marketing executive bringing in 20+ years of marketing and product experience in the cybersecurity industry, Anthony leads as Infoblox’s VP of Product Marketing. He has held multiple executive leadership roles in Marketing and Product Management across a variety of security startups and well-known organizations, including FireEye, Fortinet, Cyphort and TrapX to name a few. With his unique ability to dive deep into technology, he is able to develop messaging and marketing strategies with high value and differentiation and has a proven track record of increasing market share for companies of all sizes. Anthony holds an associate’s degree in Computer Science from the Sydney Institute of Technology in Australia, where he began his career before migrating to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1999 to drive innovation within the Silicon Valley scene.
Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Infoblox
Jaime Mehra is the Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Infoblox. She is a strategic product and marketing leader who enjoys leading high growth tech companies through transformational change. She’s also a strong, authentic communicator with a passion for building high performing teams and growing top talent.
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Solutions Marketing & DDI Value-Added Services
Bob offers mid-to-senior level experience in B2B and B2C product marketing, product, project, program and partner management. This includes 14 years in technology (DDI, RPA, fintech, wireless & mobile apps, GIS and biometrics), 9 years in financial services, 3 years in healthcare and 2 years in manufacturing. He did his post-graduate work in Project Management and Quality and holds a Marketing Management BBA from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. He’s been married 28 years, has 8 kids, 3 foster kids and 9 grandkids. Personal time is spent engaged in adult and youth ministries, coaching and watching soccer (go Liverpool FC & Sounders FC), sailing, camping, and listening to a variety of Christian, jazz and instrumental music.
Vice President of Product Management for Infoblox
Craig Sanderson is the Vice President Product Management for Infoblox security solutions. Craig has been in the security industry for 22 years in a number of roles including Technical Consultant, Solution Architect, Product Manager and Business Development manager. Having worked on a range of security technologies, Craig is now focused on developing solutions that prevent the abuse of DNS and enabling customers to leverage their network infrastructure to better secure their data, assets and people.
Senior Product Manager at Infoblox
David Funk is a Senior Product Manager at Infoblox, primarily responsible for DDI products. He spent his early career in Information Technology designing and operating networks and related infrastructure. That experience has proved invaluable in providing insight into the wide array of products and services that Infoblox offers. David lives in the San Francisco Bay area and enjoys motorcycling and bicycling. He also plays a variety of stringed instruments and is active in several musical groups.
Senior Director of product management at Infoblox
Senior Director of product management at Infoblox, the global leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (DDI) supporting these services in 350 of the Fortune 500. Product management responsibilities for the Core DDI and network automation product lines. This includes DDI as well as discovery, hybrid cloud, traffic management, Microsoft management, analytics and NetMRI. Founding member of two successful start-ups including Emprisa Networks where as CTO held engineering, product management, pre-sales and professional services responsibilities. After Emprisa was acquired by BMC Software in 2007, stayed on at BMC as a director in product management for network automation, cloud life cycle management, and orchestration. Spends free time with family, travel, and playing in a classic rock ‘dad’ band.
Product Manager at Infoblox
David Seeman has been in the networking and Information Security world for most of his life. He has worked for major personal computer, telecommunication equipment, and information security software manufacturers in both operations and product design. He enjoys attacking real-world challenges while partnering with customers and developers. A huge proponent of Agile methods and winning as a team. David holds many industry certifications and lives within the bright lights of Las Vegas.
Director of Product Marketing at Infoblox
Srikrupa has 20 plus years of experience in technology in various roles including software development, product management and product marketing. Currently, as Director of Product Marketing at Infoblox, she is responsible for messaging, positioning and bringing to market Infoblox’s security solutions that optimize operations and provide foundational security against known and zero-day threats. She has an MBA from University of California, Haas School of Business and a Computer Science Engineering degree.
Co-founder and CTO at HexaBuild.io
Scott Hogg is CTO and a co-founder of HexaBuild.io, an IPv6 consulting and training firm. Scott is a CCIE #5133 and CISSP #4610 with over 25 years of network and security experience. Scott actively works on cloud systems, possessing many AWS certifications along with the CCSK and CCSP cloud security certifications. Scott is the author of the A Cloud Guru course “Rapidly Deploying IPv6 on AWS”. Scott is Chair Emeritus of the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force (RMv6TF), and a member of the Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence (COE). Scott has authored the Cisco Press book on IPv6 Security and also writes for NetworkWorld.com.
Co-Founder of HexaBuild
Tom Coffeen is a network engineer, architect, and author with over twenty years of internetwork design, deployment, administration, and management experience. Tom co-founded HexaBuild, an IT consultancy specializing in the advancement of cloud, IoT, and security deployment best practices through IPv6 adoption. Prior to co-founding HexaBuild, Tom was an IPv6 Evangelist and a Distinguished Architect at Infoblox. Before that Tom was the VP of network architecture at the global CDN Limelight Networks where he led their deployment of IPv6. He is also the author of O’Reilly Media’s IPv6 Address Planning.
Senior Pre-sales Engineer at Infoblox
Alex del Rio is currently a Senior Presales Engineer at Infoblox. Previously he has held positions at Landmark Education, Focused Networks, and Network Vigilance. Alex holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Information Systems from the University of Houston.
Senior Security Solutions Advisor at Infoblox
Chris Richardson is a Senior Security Solutions Advisor at Infoblox. He has worked in the Anti-Fraud and Information Security Fields for over 15 years. Starting with IID (Internet Identity) in 2005, Chris built and managed the 24×7 External Threat Detection & Mitigation Team, supporting hundreds of customers and working with thousands of web hosts and registrars. Chris was part of the core leadership team that led IID’s evolution into a leading distributor of timely, accurate, contextualized threat intelligence feeds that enhance existing Security deployments, and Chris has participated in several cross-sector working groups. In 2016, IID joined Infoblox to create holistic core network security solutions for customers in a variety of sectors.
Co-founder and CEO of HexaBuild.io
Ed Horley (@ehorley) is a Co-founder and CEO of HexaBuild.io, an IPv6 consulting and training company. Ed is Co-chair of the California IPv6 Task Force (CAv6TF) and authored the Apress Press book Practical IPv6 for Windows Administrators and two IPv6 courses on Pluralsight. He is also the co-host of the IPv6 Buzz Podcast on the PacketPushers. Follow HexaBuild on Twitter and LinkedIn and let us help you advance cloud, IoT and security with IPv6!
Technical Marketing Engineer at Infoblox
Kevin Zettel is a security-focused Technical Marketing Engineer who works with Infoblox to lock down the DNS and secure it for enterprises. Kevin knows that security is the center focus of companies and believes that without security, industries will unquestionably fall apart. Kevin has managed many security vendors such as McAfee, Cisco, Palo Alto, ServiceNow and many others. He knows the security landscape and sees the necessity and demand that businesses have to secure their capital. With a degree from Central Washington University and education in programming, Kevin has the Technical Know how to get secured!
Principal Sales Engineer at Infoblox
Sif is a Principal Sales Engineer at Infoblox where he provides technical expertise regarding Infoblox solutions with a focus on Network Automation and Cybersecurity. He has been with Infoblox for over 7 years, starting in the Professional Services org where he performed NetMRI deployments at many of the largest companies in the world. Outside of work, Sif can be found at the local hackerspace where he volunteers as a leading cybersecurity educator. Online he can be found @sifbaksh running the regex daily channel.
Principal Systems Engineer at Infoblox
Steve Salo is a Principal Systems Engineer at Infoblox with over twenty years of industry experience. He was previously with a large financial services company. He resides in the Bay Area and enjoys running, writing, and cooking.