Frank Ruge has joined Infoblox as Director Sales for the Central region in Europe. Previous to this position, Frank worked in two startups – one for high definition video conferencing as VP education & healthcare for EMEA, and in a German startup to scale business internationally into EMEA and the US. Prior to that, his career at Cisco Systems spanned nearly 16 years and has included roles in Business Development for European and Emerging Markets, Global Marketing responsibility for public sector, and a number of sales and account management positions in Germany and the US for education, state, federal authorities, and defense. Frank began his career with Cisco in 1996 as a Systems Engineer, so he has gained a perspective on all aspects of the business. Prior to joining Cisco, Frank worked at a research subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom and was responsible for the development of new services, and also held a position at the Technical University of Berlin, managing European research projects in collaboration (video, audio, data sharing).