Extreme Networks Appoints New CEO
The company says that Oscar Rodriguez has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer.
Extreme Networks, Inc. has recently announced that Oscar Rodriguez has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. As stated in this PR Newswire release, Rodriguez will join Extreme Networks after more than 20 years in sales, marketing and leadership roles with some of the worlds' premier voice, video, data and related telecommunications companies. Rodriguez's appointment will become effective on August 23, 2010. Bob L. Corey, Chief Financial Officer and acting President & CEO, will continue in his role as CFO.
"Rodriguez is currently CEO of Movius Interactive Corporation, a privately held leader in messaging, collaboration and mobile media solutions for service providers worldwide. Rodriguez was appointed Movius CEO in 2007 to drive innovation, profitability, market share and revenue growth for its carrier and enterprise customers through new IP-based services. Before joining Movius, Rodriguez was Chief Marketing Officer for Alcatel-Lucent's Enterprise Business Group. He also served as CEO and President of Riverstone Networks, a public communications company delivering carrier MPLS/VPLS/Ethernet Solutions, before its successful sale to Lucent Technologies. Rodriguez also was Nortel Networks' President of both the Enterprise Solutions division and the Intelligent Internet division, delivering profitable high performance IP-based products to both carrier and enterprise customers."