SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerohive Networks® (NYSE:HIVE) today announced that Curt Garner has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Curt is a proven business executive that brings more than 20 years of IT experience to Aerohive’s Board.
- Curt Garner joins Aerohive’s Board of Directors. Curt is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Starbucks, where he oversees global technology and engineering services for all Starbucks businesses and serves as a member of the Starbucks senior leadership team.
- Before being appointed EVP and CIO in March 2012, Curt held several technology leadership positions within Starbucks and was responsible for developing strategies and technology platforms that supported Starbucks’ early entry into global markets.
- Prior to joining Starbucks in 1998, Curt held various technology leadership positions with Wendy’s International, Inc. He holds a B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University.
“We are pleased to welcome Curt to our Board,” said David Flynn, chief executive officer, Aerohive Networks. “We believe Curt’s extensive leadership and IT experience, especially in mobility and retail, will provide invaluable insights as Aerohive continues to scale.”
“It is an exciting time to join Aerohive,” said Curt Garner, executive vice president and chief information officer, Starbucks. “Aerohive continues to deliver great networks and better management solutions.”
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