SOURCE: Aerohive Networks

November 07, 2007 09:00 ET

Aerohive Networks Names Chief Financial Officer and VPs of Channels, Product Management

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 7, 2007) - Aerohive Networks, creators of the "cooperative control" wireless LAN (WLAN) access point (CC-AP), today announced that Seamus Hennessey, formerly with Bubble Motion and NetScaler, has joined Aerohive as its chief financial officer and that Arif Razvi, also formerly with NetScaler, has joined Aerohive as vice president, channels. The company also announced that Adam Conway, formerly Aerohive's senior director, product management, has been named vice president, product management. More information about Aerohive Networks, including biographies of the entire executive team, is available at

"Seamus, Arif and Adam complete an executive team that is transforming the enterprise wireless LAN market with its cooperative control wireless LAN architecture," said David Flynn, chief executive officer, Aerohive Networks. "Each brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise networking market and will make significant contributions to the company."

Seamus Hennessey has more than a decade of experience in financial management, administration, and accounting. He was most recently chief financial officer at Bubble Motion, a voice application and services company. Prior to that, he served as vice president, finance, at NetScaler, an application networking company that was acquired by Citrix in 2005 for $325 million. Previously, Hennessey was a financial consultant for Murdock & Associates and provided accounting, finance, and information systems services to emerging and established technology companies. He also served as senior financial analyst at Frost & Sullivan, where he was responsible for financial analysis, budgeting, and financial consolidations. Hennessey holds a BBS with honors from the University of Limerick, Ireland.

Arif Razvi is a proven channel sales executive and brings more than 15 years of experience to Aerohive Networks. As vice president, channels, Razvi's top priority will be building Aerohive's worldwide reseller program. Prior to joining Aerohive, Razvi spent nearly four years as senior director, worldwide channels at NetScaler. Razvi led channel sales and alliance development at Exodus Communications and was the co-founder and vice president of sales and marketing at A-Link Network Services. Razvi has also held management positions at NetVMG and Sonic Systems (now SonicWall). Razvi is also an active entrepreneurial supporter and has invested in and served on the boards of several technology and non-technology companies in Silicon Valley.

Adam Conway has more than a decade of experience in the development of networking equipment. As vice president, product management, he is responsible for product strategy and managing Aerohive's product portfolio. Previously, Adam ran product management for the branch-office and mid-market firewall and router platforms for Juniper Networks and NetScreen Technologies, a role that included managing the Juniper wireless products. Conway started his career at Cisco Systems as an engineer on the design team for low-end IOS routers, including such blockbuster products as the Cisco 2500, 1700, 1600, and 800 series routers. He received a master's in engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Santa Clara University. Conway has authored several networking and wireless patents.

About Aerohive Networks

Aerohive Networks' cooperative control enterprise wireless LAN architecture provides all the management, mobility, and security of controller-based architectures without the cost, capacity, performance, and availability issues associated with controller deployments. The architecture also scales easily to support 802.11n. In addition, Aerohive solutions provide the reliability and scalability necessary for mission-critical networks and are optimized for voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN) applications. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company's investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Northern Light Venture Capital. For more information, please visit or call 408-988-9918.

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