Cisco veteran joins F5 Networks to head security and strategic solutions

F5 Networks announced that Manny Rivelo has joined F5 Networks as senior
vice president, Security and Strategic Solutions. Rivelo will report to F5’s
president and chief executive officer, John McAdam.

He joins F5 after a 19-year career at Cisco
Systems, where he most recently served as senior vice president Engineering
Operations and Systems.

“He brings to F5 a strong track record of success, a keen business
sense, deep engineering and operations experience, and a customer focused
mindset. I’m confident that Manny will help accelerate F5’s expansion in the
security market and take advantage of the many new strategic opportunities we
are encountering, leveraging the success of our core ADC market solutions,”
said McAdam.

Rivelo’s managerial career spans over 25 years in product engineering,
operations, field engineering sales and IT. He serves on the board of directors
of Apollo Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest private education providers.
He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the
Stevens Institute of Technology.

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