Ruckus Wireless names Riverbed veteran Kash Shaikh as marketing head

Ruckus Wireless has appointed Riverbed Technology veteran Kash Shaikh as its new vice president of global marketing.

At Ruckus Wireless, Shaikh will look after marketing including corporate, product, technical, field, channel and regional field marketing, demand generation, field training, marketing communications and events.

He will be reporting to Dan Rabinovitsj, chief operating officer for Ruckus Wireless.

Ruckus Wireless marketing head Kash Shaikh

At Riverbed Technology, Shaikh served as VP of Platform Marketing and Business Development, responsible for leading their portfolio marketing and technology alliance organizations.

Prior to Riverbed, Shaikh held several leadership roles, including at HP (Networking division), Cisco, and BayNetworks/Nortel, where he helped build and grow multi-billion dollar networking businesses in technology domains including wireless LAN (WLAN), switching, routing, security and SDN products.

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