Infoblox appoints Ashish Gupta as chief marketing officer

Infoblox CMO Ashish Gupta
Infoblox today announced the appointment of Ashish Gupta as chief marketing officer responsible for the strategic direction of global corporate and product marketing organization.

Gupta will report to Infoblox CEO Jesper Andersen. He will drive the worldwide strategies for brand awareness, go-to-market programs, and demand-generation initiatives to strength leadership in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) into categories such as security, cloud, and analytics.

Earlier, Gupta worked at Actian, which delivers a platform for SQL analytics, as CMO and senior vice president of business development.

Previously, Gupta was CMO and SVP for corporate development at Vidyo, a provider of software-based video conferencing platform.

Before Vidyo, he was a member of the executive team that launched Microsoft’s Lync solution, leading the business development and strategy team and channel sales, as well as the marketing team for the Microsoft Office division’s unified communications group.

Prior to Microsoft, Gupta held leadership positions at Alcatel/Genesys Telecommunications, Telera, Deloitte Consulting, and Hewlett-Packard.

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