Cloud-based networking company Extreme Networks has announced the appointment of Nabil Bukhari as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Bukhari will take on the new role alongside his current position as Chief Product Officer, and expand on the technology strategy he delivered to drive new networking solutions. He will continue to report to President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Meyercord.
"Congratulations to Nabil on his expanded role as our new CTO,” said Mr. Meyercord. “He has done an outstanding job leading and transforming our product organization. As an inspirational leader at Extreme, we want to leverage his capabilities with an external, customer-facing role in support of our field. We want to showcase Nabil's innovative ideas, thought leadership, and his many talents to our customers, partners, and the broader technology industry."
Mr. Bukhari joined Extreme Networks as part of the company’s acquisition of Brocade in 2017, and has more than 20 years of experience in the tech sector. He has worked in various capacities and teams, including in sales, engineering, product management, and cloud operations.
"Extreme has made great strides this past year, cloudifying our end-to-end networking portfolio and delivering numerous cloud firsts, such as unlimited data duration for our ExtremeCloud IQ subscribers and cloud hosting from any major cloud provider,” said Mr. Bukhari. “This demonstrates Extreme's leadership in democratizing access to technology for our customers and partners, regardless of resource, people, or skills constraints. As Chief Technology Officer, I look forward to sharing this message and the results of our work by demonstrating how technology can help society flourish in the face of adversity."