Seattle Tech Luminary John McAdam Joins the ExtraHop Board of Directors

Renowned former F5 CEO and Advisor to Seattle’s Highest-Growth
Companies Brings Decades of Industry Expertise as ExtraHop Continues
Aggressive Growth

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Extrahop?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#Extrahoplt;/agt;–ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out,
today announced John McAdam, former President and CEO of F5 Networks,
has joined the board of directors of ExtraHop. McAdam brings a proven
track record of leadership at Seattle technology companies at both the
executive and board level, successfully guiding major players including
Tableau and Apptio into new and adjacent markets and through major
equity events. This experience makes him uniquely suited to advise
ExtraHop as the company continues to disrupt the cybersecurity market
and establish itself as the leading enterprise player in the emerging
Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) category.


“Seattle is home to some of the world’s most pioneering technology
companies, and I’ve had the privilege of working or partnering with many
of them,” said McAdam. “ExtraHop has proven itself a category creator
with a commitment to innovation that has catapulted it to a position of
leadership in both security and IT operations. I look forward to being a
part of the next phase of ExtraHop’s growth.”

McAdam served as President and CEO of F5 Networks from 2000-2017. During
his tenure at F5, McAdam cemented the company’s leadership in the
application delivery controller market, increased annual revenue from
$100 million to $2 billion, and earned F5 a spot on the S&P 500 stock
index. McAdam currently serves on the F5 Networks Board of Directors and
is a board member for Tableau Software and Nutanix. Prior to joining F5,
McAdam held management and executive positions at IBM and Sequent
Computer Systems. Recognized as a leader in Seattle’s technology
community, McAdam has received numerous honors including Puget Sound
Business Journal’s 2013 Executive of the Year, and Seattle Business
Magazine’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. McAdam earned a B.S. in
Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

“John McAdam’s leadership and vision have played a pivotal role in
turning Seattle into a technology powerhouse,” said Arif Kareem, CEO,
ExtraHop. “From his days at the helm of F5, to his role as a strategic
advisor to some of this city’s most innovative, high-growth companies,
John has demonstrated a keen understanding of what it takes to build and
sustain great technology businesses. We value John’s expertise and
insight as we continue to expand our leadership in cybersecurity and
information technology.”

About ExtraHop

ExtraHop
provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and
performance from the inside out. Our breakthrough approach analyzes all
network interactions in real time and applies advanced machine learning
to help you investigate threats, ensure the delivery of critical
applications, and protect your investment in the cloud. With this
approach, we help the world’s leading enterprises including Credit
Suisse, Hasbro, Caesars Entertainment, and Netflix rise above the noise
of alerts, organizational silos, and runaway technology with complete
visibility, real-time detection, and guided investigation. To experience
the power of ExtraHop, explore our interactive
online demo
or connect with us on LinkedIn
and Twitter.

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Contacts

Mentha Benek
ExtraHop
206-787-8417
pr@extrahop.com

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