Silicon Valley—May 26, 2010 - Gigamon, the leading global provider of Intelligent Data Access Networking, today announced the appointment of Aidan Cullen to the position of chief financial officer. In his new role, Cullen will oversee all of Gigamon's finance and operations functions.
"We performed an exhaustive search to find the right person. Aidan is the first external C – Level executive hire Gigamon has made since our founding," said Ted Ho, co-founder and chief executive officer, Gigamon. "This is an exciting time for us. We are expanding globally and growing both domestic and international business rapidly and we need a seasoned financial veteran to keep us on course. Aidan brings nearly thirty years of financial and administration experience which will help to ensure Gigamon maintains sound financial and operational discipline while achieving our long-term business strategy."
"I'm very excited to join Gigamon and be part of such a dynamic company," Cullen said. "Gigamon's customer base and partnerships are expanding rapidly in the United States and abroad which presents significant growth opportunities that align with my background and expertise. In an age where compliance, financials and operations are quintessential to a company's growth, Gigamon will continue to successfully manage its growth while achieving best practices and furthering their success."
Cullen comes to Gigamon after serving as the CFO for Sylantro Systems, where he helped build the business model and infrastructure to scale the business, and facilitated Sylantro's merger with Broadsoft. Prior to joining Sylantro Systems, Cullen served as the CFO at Tasman Networks, where he oversaw Tasman's merger with Nortel Networks, and as CFO for Monterey Design Systems.