Meru Appoints Sudhakar Ramakrishna to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/19/13 -- Meru Networks (NASDAQ:
MERU) today announced the appointment of Sudhakar Ramakrishna, senior
vice president and general manager of the Enterprise and Service
Provider Division at Citrix, to its board of directors, effective
December 19, 2013.
"We are very pleased to have added Sudhakar to the Meru board of
directors," said Chuck Kissner, Meru board member and chairman of its
nominating and corporate governance committee. "His strong expertise
in cloud-based delivery and development of intelligent networks will
serve Meru and its shareholders well. The board will benefit greatly
from his input and guidance as we continue to strengthen the
Ramakrishna has more than 20 years of experience across the mobility,
networking, security and collaboration markets. He joined Citrix in
2013 to oversee the company's strategy and execution for its
virtualization, networking, mobility and cloud solutions. Previously
he was at Polycom, where he was president of products and services.
Before Polycom, he was corporate vice president and general manager
of Motorola's wireless broadband business, responsible for building
and scaling their 4G and LTE mobile product initiatives. He also ran
global software operations at Motorola, developing innovative and
collaborative teams focused on a wide range of customers,
technologies and solutions. Ramakrishna also held senior leadership
roles at Stoke Networks, 3COM and US Robotics and has a wealth of
experience working with enterprise, carrier/operator customers and
"I am looking forward to serving on Meru's board," said Ramakrishna.
"The enterprise wireless industry is extremely dynamic and rapidly
expanding, with a lot of room for innovation. With Meru's strong and
diverse board, and its executive management commitment, the company
is poised for success."
Ramakrishna has led strategic partnerships with IBM, HP, Huawei,
Siemens and others, and has overseen several mergers, acquisitions
and divestitures. He earned his master's degree in Computer Science
from Kansas State, and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg
School of Management. Ramakrishna holds and has filed several patents
areas of IP telephony, soft switching and load balancing.
About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader
in the development of mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions.
Meru's MobileFLEX wireless architecture addresses the ever-growing
need for higher bandwidth and higher client densities. The Meru
Identity Manager solution greatly simplifies secure device
on-boarding and the company's unique Context-aware Application Layers
enable dedicated channel assignments for specific applications,
devices and usage scenarios. Meru customers include Fortune 500
businesses as well as leaders in education, healthcare and
hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale,
Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East,
Asia Pacific and Japan. Visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408)
215-5300 for more information.
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