Industry veteran Adam Judd to lead team in accelerating regional cloud and security business growth
SINGAPORE – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Adam Judd to the company’s leadership team as Senior Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Judd is responsible for charting F5’s strategic business growth across 14 countries in the Asia Pacific region. He will be reporting directly to Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, John DiLullo.
“The rate of change in our Cloud, Security, IoT and Service Provider markets is accelerating at a breathtaking pace. This is especially true in F5’s Asia Pacific Theatre where Digital disruption is changing how more than 4B people interact within new data- and connectivity-driven economies,” said John DiLullo. “The appointment of Adam Judd to our leadership team affirms our commitment to Asia Pacific. Adam’s 20+ years of Asia-based technology and channels experience across countless vertical markets and customer segments made him a rare find and uniquely qualified for this high-impact role.”
“I am thrilled to join F5 at this turning point of Asia Pacific’s digital transformation. Applications and data assets are playing a critical role in driving this new economy. By leveraging F5’s unique point-of-view on applications and security, we are in pole position to empower businesses here in moving faster, smarter and safer,” said Adam Judd. “I am excited to work closely with our customer and partner ecosystem to help them deliver the competitive edge they need to stay ahead of the game.”
Judd, who joins F5 with over 25 years of experience, has held various leadership roles in the IT, Telecommunications and Networking industries. He was most recently Vice President, APAC at Brocade Communications, where he successfully led a sales team of nearly 350 people operating in more than 20 countries. Under his direction, Asia Pacific became Brocade’s fastest growing segment in the world with strong double-digit growth in various business units such as NFV, SDI and Application networking sales.
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