Infoblox Inc. today announced that it has added two new executives to its leadership team: Benny Kirsh has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Rebecca Guerra has joined as the Vice President of Human Resources. These additions underscore Infoblox’s momentum, which is also evidenced by the company’s growing customer base that recently surpassed 5,000, including more than 200 of the Fortune 500, and recognition by both IDC Research and Gartner as the market leader in DNS and IPAM solutions.
As CIO, Mr. Kirsh, who brings more than 25 years of related experience at companies such as Kyphon, InterPharm Laboratories and Terayon Communication Systems, will be responsible for managing Infoblox’s IT organization and driving strategic advancements in the Company’s IT infrastructure and applications.
Mr. Kirsh commented: “Infoblox’s executive team and company overall have an excellent reputation evidenced by their market leadership and impressive list of customers. I am very fortunate to join the team and help drive the Company’s IT organization as a strategic advantage for the business.”
Ms. Rebecca Guerra, who also has more than 25 years of related experience with growth-oriented public and private companies such as Adobe Systems Inc., eBay Inc and Extreme Networks, will be responsible for enhancing Infoblox’s recruitment, compensation, professional development, benefits and community relations programs. Ms. Guerra will be instrumental in the leadership and organizational development as the Company continues to expand globally.
Ms. Guerra commented: “I am thrilled to join Infoblox; the Company has achieved impressive market success today and is poised to address some pressing and evolving IT needs with its exceptional network automation solutions and talented employees that have a passion to deliver top-notch products and services. I look forward to being part of the team that builds upon the company’s success as it enters new markets, geographies and business endeavors.”
Both Ms. Guerra and Mr. Kirsh will report to Infoblox Chief Financial Officer, Remo Canessa, who commented: “I am excited to have Benny and Rebecca join the Infoblox team. Their extensive experience will be vital to Infoblox’s continued growth, helping distinguish the company internally with our employees and externally with our customers.”
Infoblox is an industry leading developer of network infrastructure automation and control solutions. Infoblox’s unique technologies, including the Infoblox Grid™—a real-time, data distribution technology—increase network availability and control, while automating time-consuming manual tasks associated with network infrastructure services like domain name resolution (DNS), IP address management (IPAM), network change and configuration management (NCCM) and network discovery, among others. Infoblox IPv6-ready solutions are used by over 5,000 organizations worldwide, including more than one third of the Fortune 500. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and operates in more than 30 countries.