Gigamon, a traffic visibility solutions company, announced that Scott Sullivan has joined the company as vice president of worldwide channel sales. He brings with him more than 30 years of sales management and leadership in the technology industry.
In his new role at Gigamon, Sullivan will lead the company’s worldwide channel strategy and work closely with distributors and partners around the world to identify new opportunities for growth. With more than 200 partners globally, the Gigamon partner community provides resources to develop global market opportunities that meet the diverse needs of enterprises and service providers with a focus on providing secure access and complete visibility to data while lowering the total cost of network management.
“Scott has a strong track record in building, expanding and managing a global channel strategy,” said Helmut Wilke, senior vice president of worldwide sales. “We view our partners as a critical extension of our own Gigamon team, and we are committed to their success. With Scott’s leadership, we can further increase our collaboration and help our network of partners grow their businesses at an accelerated rate.”
Prior to joining Gigamon, Sullivan served as senior vice president of worldwide sales, channels and alliances at VSS Monitoring. Sullivan also held senior leadership positions at Jupiter Systems, Intera Group and Vidsoft. In addition, he is an active board member of industry organizations including the Microsoft Partner Advisory Council. He has a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree from Lesley University.
“Gigamon’s commitment and investment in the channel is representative of a company poised for growth and opportunity,” Sullivan said. “The channel is increasingly crucial in today’s business model, and I look forward to working closely with our partners to solve customer problems with best-of-breed active visibility monitoring solutions for network security, troubleshooting, application analysis, data forensics and compliance.”