SILICON VALLEY, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon ® (NYSE:GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric™ architecture, announced today that networking veteran Peter Finter has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Finter will focus on developing and advancing the marketing objectives of the company as we expand our presence and brand worldwide. Finter joins Gigamon from Juniper Networks.
"Peter's background, perspective, experience and focus are exactly what we require as Gigamon builds upon its success and reaches new heights. Gigamon will benefit from his proven track record for building and leading strong global marketing teams and delivering results," said Paul Hooper, CEO of Gigamon. "This fast-paced market continues to evolve and Peter will provide the marketing and sales tools to generate awareness and demand for Gigamon's leading Visibility Fabric architecture. I am excited to welcome Peter to the executive team."
Finter brings more than 20 years of experience in the networking industry. Prior to joining Gigamon, Finter served as Vice President of Marketing for Juniper Networks, leading their Worldwide Field Demand Center. He previously led their Americas Marketing and Global Marketing Operations teams. While at Nortel, he also held various Vice President positions, including Americas Marketing & Sales Operations, Global Marketing Strategy & Operations and EMEA Marketing. Finter started his career in Sales, initially with GEC Telecommunications and then BT. He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Imperial College, London, and a Chartered Engineer.
"I am thrilled to be joining the Gigamon team. As Enterprises, Data Centers and Service Providers are increasingly impacted by virtualization, application and device mobility and the move to the Cloud, Gigamon's unique Visibility Fabric addresses their need for proactive, intelligent traffic management by providing 'eyes everywhere' in the network," said Finter. "I look forward to helping Gigamon bring its market-leading solutions to more customers, in more markets, and enable all of its customers to gain control of their networks."