Aerohive Networks Names Networking Industry Veteran Sheen Khoury Executive Vice President of Sales and Field Operations
NetScaler, Citrix Alum Appointed to Lead Sales for Enterprise Wireless LAN Pioneer
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2007 — Aerohive Networks, creators of the "cooperative control" wireless LAN (WLAN) access point (CC-AP), announced today that it has named Sheen Khoury Executive Vice President of Sales and Field Operations. Khoury is a distinguished sales executive with decades of experience in the Internet, mobile, and networking industries. More information about Aerohive Networks, including biographies of the entire executive team, is available at www.aerohive.com.
"Sheen has an impressive track record in sales and business development and is widely respected for his achievements," said David Flynn, chief executive officer, Aerohive Networks. "His insight and experience in the enterprise networking industry will be great assets to the company as Aerohive continues to pioneer its new class of enterprise WLAN equipment. This is an exciting time for Aerohive Networks, and I'm pleased to welcome Sheen to the team."
Khoury previously served as senior vice president, sales, for the Application Networking Group of Citrix Systems. Khoury joined Citrix through its acquisition of NetScaler, Inc., where he led direct and channel sales teams globally as senior vice president, worldwide sales at NetScaler, growing bookings from $2 million to $90 million.
Prior to joining NetScaler, Khoury was vice president, sales, at Good Technology, Inc., an innovator in mobile data systems. In this position, he was responsible for direct, channel, and strategic accounts. Before that, he served as senior vice president, strategic sales, at Exodus Communications, where he formulated, implemented, and managed the worldwide strategic sales and global accounts teams that grew revenue from zero to over $300 million.
Khoury has also held positions at Genuity, Oracle, and Mobil Oil Corporation. He also currently serves as an executive board advisor to Sonoa Systems and recently served as an executive consultant to Ludic Labs and Rackable Systems.
Khoury is also a dedicated philanthropist, working with organizations including the United Way and Lance Armstrong Foundation. He earned a bachelor's of science in purchasing and materials management from Arizona State University and attended graduate school at Pepperdine University.
About Aerohive Networks
Aerohive Networks' cooperative control enterprise wireless LAN architecture provides all the management, mobility, and security of controller-based architectures without the cost, capacity, performance, and availability issues associated with controller deployments. In addition, Aerohive solutions provide the reliability and scalability necessary for mission-critical networks and are optimized for voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN) applications. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company's investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Northern Light Venture Capital. For more information, please visit www.aerohive.com or call 408-510-6100.