Infovista, an enabler for modern network performance, has appointed Kristian Thyregod as President Global Enterprise, reporting directly to José Duarte, CEO, as a member of the Executive Leadership team.
Kristian will help drive the company’s Enterprise business through accelerated expansion and customer acquisition towards sustainable growth.
As part of his role, Kristian will provide executive leadership across product management, sales, go-to-market and channel strategies. Infovista Ipanema SD-WAN solutions are currently deployed at more than 100,000 sites, mainly in Europe, serving more than 400 customers.
In a career spanning 30 years, most recently, Kristian was vice president for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Silver Peak helping to grow its business significantly during his tenure. Previously, Kristian served as senior vice president, EMEA at Riverbed Technology. Prior to that, Kristian was responsible for EMEA Solution Sales at CA Technologies following on from senior leadership positions at both EMC Corporation and IBM. Kristian is a graduate of Copenhagen Business School and Henley Management College with advanced degrees in strategy and business administration and has completed a post graduate program in Strategy at IMD Business School.
“Attracting one of the industry’s most seasoned talents to lead our Enterprise business through its next phase of growth is a key milestone for Infovista. Kristian has got the right mix of know-how and leadership to ensure we provide the most relevant networking products and solutions to our customers and partners,” comments José Duarte, CEO, Infovista.
“This is a great time to join Infovista. With mass digitalization, networking solutions are not only essential for reliable IT delivery and network performance optimization but are also crucial for delivering great employee experience and guaranteeing business continuity. The company’s vision to help businesses control and secure the extended network edge totally fits with both the needs of our customers and the expectations of our vibrant partner ecosystem. I look forward to working with a talented team and delivering, together with our partners, business value to customers,” Thyregod concludes.