Ruckus Wireless Appoints Industry Veteran Ian Whiting as Chief Commercial Officer
Senior Sales and Channel Executive Brings Unique Combination of Experiences to Drive the Company’s Next Phase of Growth
SUNNYVALE, CA – April 27, 2015 – Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that Mr. Ian Whiting has joined the company’s executive management team as its Chief Commercial Officer. Whiting will lead the Ruckus worldwide enterprise and service provider sales teams, as well as the global pre-and post-sales systems engineering and customer support organizations.
Tweet this Reporting to Selina Lo, president and chief executive officer for Ruckus Wireless, Whiting will be responsible for driving the company’s revenue, while maintaining the high degree of partner and customer satisfaction that sets the company apart from its competitors.
Whiting brings to Ruckus more than 25 years of global sales, channel and general management leadership experience in both the enterprise IT and service provider markets. Whiting previously served as president, global field operations for Egnyte, an enterprise cloud file synchronization and sharing company. Prior to Egnyte, Whiting held global sales and operations leadership roles at Fusion-io (acquired by SanDisk), Riverbed Technology, and Brocade Communications.
“Ian joins Ruckus at an exciting time in the growth of Ruckus,” said Lo. “Not only does Ian bring a deep understanding of both the high-touch service provider and channel-based enterprise sales models, his track record of growing businesses to achieve new revenue targets while never losing sight of delivering exceptional customer experiences will be invaluable to Ruckus.”
“I believe that Ruckus is leading the pack when it comes to innovation in technology and business models to meet the demand for high-performance, pervasive Wi-Fi,” said Whiting. “I am looking forward to contributing to the evolution of the company while driving revenue growth to new levels.”
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