A10 Networks announced that Dhrupad Trivedi has joined the company as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Lee Chen, who founded A10 Networks in 2004 and has served as CEO since inception, will continue to be actively involved with the company to ensure a smooth leadership transition, and will continue as chairman of the A10 Networks Board of Directors.
Trivedi joins A10 Networks from Belden, where he most recently was Executive Vice President running Tripwire, a cybersecurity software business and CTO of Belden. Prior to this, he held other executive roles at Belden, including President of Belden’s Network Solutions Division; Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development, leading the company’s M&A activities; and starting in Belden as President of Trapeze Networks. Prior to joining Belden, Trivedi held executive roles at JDS Uniphase Corporation from 1998 through 2010.
“I am honored and excited to join A10 Networks as CEO to help the company pursue its mission of organic growth by delivering leading technology for our customers in terms of reliability, security and availability. I also look forward to partnering with the Strategy Committee of the Board of Directors to maximize shareholder value,” said Trivedi.
“Lee and the A10 team have established a strong reputation as the high-performance leader in multiple growing markets, which will provide strong secular tailwinds for many years to come. I am excited to join the company at a pivotal time and lead it through this key inflection point to the next phase of growth. I look forward to working with our customers, employees, partners and investors.” he added.
“I am privileged to serve marquee customers across the globe in a wide variety of industries and tremendously proud of the innovative solutions we offer. I am honored to have worked with our outstanding team at A10. I especially appreciate their commitment to customer success first and foremost in everything they do,” said Chen. “I am also deeply confident that under Dhrupad’s leadership the A10 Networks team will continue to help our customers prosper.”