Gigamon, the leading deep observability company, announced the appointment of Shane Buckley as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Monday, April 18, 2022. After 10 years, Paul Hooper is stepping down from the CEO role but will remain an active member of the Gigamon Board of Directors.
Gigamon’s Achievements Under Paul Hooper
Under Hooper’s leadership, Gigamon became the trusted market leader in network visibility and security solutions. Serving the world’s most demanding enterprises, Gigamon provides the tools and expertise required in today’s evolving threat landscape to help optimize and secure over 80 per cent of Fortune 100 enterprises, 9 of the 10 largest mobile network providers, hundreds of government agencies and educational organizations, as well as over 4,000 marquee enterprise customers worldwide including Lockheed Martin, AWS, Clemson University, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Under Armour and the Department of Defense.
A New Frontier: Deep Observability
Buckley will lead the next evolution of Gigamon as the company invests in and seeks to lead the emerging deep observability market. Gigamon offers a deep observability pipeline that harnesses actionable network-level intelligence to amplify the power of cloud, security, and observability tools. This powerful combination enables enterprises to assure security and compliance governance, speed root-cause analysis of performance bottlenecks, and lower operational overhead associated with managing modern hybrid and multi-cloud IT infrastructures. As the result, enterprises realize the full transformational promise of the cloud.
I am confident in passing the torch to Shane as I believe this marks an appropriate time for a transition in leadership as the company embarks on its next growth phase. I am leaving the company in good hands with a trusted, proven leader and friend.Paul Hooper, outgoing CEO at Gigamon
Buckley has served as the President and COO at Gigamon for four years where he has expanded the company’s business and markets worldwide. Buckley’s experience in creating new market categories, such as the creation of the wide-area network (WAN) optimization category, is invaluable as the company expands its deep observability offerings. Prior to joining this company in 2018, Buckley served as the CEO at Xirrus and President and CEO of Rohati Systems bringing over 20 years of executive management experience to Gigamon.
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