Infoblox Inc., the network control company, has appointed Bill McCarthy as its executive vice president of Worldwide Field Operations.
McCarthy will be reporting to Infoblox president and chief executive officer Jesper Andersen. In his new role, McCarthy will drive the company’s worldwide sales, support and professional services functions to accelerate growth and extend Infoblox industry leadership beyond DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) into security, cloud and analytics.
McCarthy joins Infoblox from Cisco, where he was area vice president for the Americas in Cisco’s Service Provider business. McCarthy was responsible for growing revenue and market share in the fields of mobility, web services, social media, gaming as well as media and broadcasting.
Prior to that McCarthy served as director of sales operations in the U.S. Service Provider organization, resulting in exceptional growth fueled by strategic partnerships and strong executive customer relationships. McCarthy also held other sales roles including vice president of North American sales for Inktomi, vice president of global sales operations at Cosine Communications, and vice president of sales at Anixter.
“Bill brings over 20 years of sales executive experience with a record of transforming customer relationships, generating significant business value and aligning cross-functional teams,” said Andersen. “We are delighted to have an executive of Bill’s caliber join Infoblox to help extend our market leadership.”
“I’m incredibly excited to join Infoblox’s outstanding management team and help capitalize on the growth opportunities that result from the hyper-connected and global nature of every business,” said McCarthy. “The network is the fabric on which today’s digital economy functions, and Infoblox’s actionable network intelligence is the key that enables organizations to control and secure their mission critical networks.”
McCarthy also serves as an independent board member for Zift Solutions, a leading provider of channel management and marketing solutions and as an advisory board member for Bull City Ventures based in Durham, North Carolina. McCarthy is also a board member of Iron Academy boy’s school in Raleigh, North Carolina.