Dispersive Networks Appoints Christopher Swan as Chief Revenue Officer
ALPHARETTA, Ga. /PRNewswire/ — Dispersive Networks, a leading provider of programmable networking for mission-critical solutions, announced today the appointment of Christopher Swan as Chief Revenue Officer.
The appointment marks a new phase of growth for Dispersive Networks as it addresses increasing demand for its ultra-secure, ultra-reliable and high-performing software-defined products for mission-critical verticals including power, finance, government, transportation, healthcare and others where traditional SD-WAN is inadequate. In his role, Swan will lead market-facing teams as they position Dispersive’s solution for global adoption.
Swan is a transformational leader with a track record of building and leading businesses to market and exits worth over $2 billion. Most recently, Swan was general manager at ADVA’s Ensemble division driving market adoption of software-defined services at the cloud edge. Specializing in virtual enterprise and universal customer premise equipment solutions, Swan founded the Harmony Ecosystem, which hosts one of the most extensive NFV libraries in the industry.
“Dispersive’s ultra-secure programmable networking is gaining widespread adoption in the service provider, enterprise and mission-critical markets,” said Edward Wood, President and CEO of Dispersive Networks. “Chris’s high energy and experience will help us accelerate growth in these markets while also extending our footprint into IoT and 5G.”
Prior to ADVA, Swan leveraged his skills in sales, marketing and services in executive positions across networking, cyber security, fulfillment and service assurance companies including Overture Networks, The Boeing Company, Narus, Spirent, and Verizon. Swan holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Virginia Tech.
“Dispersive’s unique split-session, multipath networking techniques provide the most secure approach for wide area networks and IoT communication,” said Swan. “Our software has been deployed on the front line with amazing customers in government and critical infrastructure. Any business hoping to secure and enhance communications from data centers to branches and down to devices can harness benefits from a Dispersive™ Virtualized Network. I look forward to growing our business and helping our customers gain tremendous benefit.”
About Dispersive Networks
Dispersive Networks provides ultra-secure programmable networking for mission-critical solutions. Its radically different approach to networking delivers new levels of security, reliability, and performance. The company offers 100% software-based programmable networking that provides a foundation for innovation and transformation across industry verticals.
Inspired by battlefield-proven wireless radio techniques, the Dispersive™ Virtual Network dynamically splits session-level IP traffic at the edge device into smaller, independent and individually encrypted packet streams. It enables partners to securely connect digital
businesses, products and technologies end-to-end across any kind of network infrastructure, including the public internet. Dispersive Networks’ proven technology secures and accelerates the connected world.
For more information, visit www.dispersivenetworks.com
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