Richard Kagan directs all marketing programs at Infoblox, including channel and product marketing, positioning and brand development, industry analyst and public relations, communications, and strategic alliance initiatives. He has over 24 years' experience in the telecommunications, networking, and security industries.
Richard joined Infoblox from Fortinet, where, as vice president of marketing, he built and led the team that defined and introduced a new category of integrated security appliances which represents the fastest-growing segment of the network security market. Prior to Fortinet, he served as the founding vice president of marketing for VPNet, the first provider of ASIC-based VPN gateways, which was purchased by Avaya. Richard also has held engineering and marketing roles at Echelon, ROLM, and Bell Laboratories.
Richard earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has been published in numerous technical and business publications and is co-inventor on three patents in networking.