Infoblox hires Cisco veteran Jesper Andersen as CEO

Infoblox has hired Cisco Systems veteran Jesper Andersen as its president and chief executive officer.

Andersen replaces Robert Thomas, who announced in May 2014 his intention to leave the company.

At Cisco, Andersen served in a number of roles from September 2008 to November 2013, including as senior vice president for network management during his first three years at the company and managed more than 1,000 employees and was responsible for the development of the Cisco Prime portfolio of integrated network management and analysis solutions.

Infoblox CEO Jesper Andersen

Prior to Cisco, Andersen served as senior vice president of application strategy at Oracle, where he was responsible for creating an application integration architecture capable of bringing together disparate products from multiple acquisitions.

Prior to that, Andersen served as general manager and group vice president for tools and technology at PeopleSoft, as well as executive vice president of products for Pivotal Software.

Meanwhile, Infoblox said its revenue rose 5 percent to $66.7 million for its first fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2014. The network company reported net loss of $10.2 million compared with a net loss of $2.5 million in the year-ago quarter.

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