SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Riverbed announced today the appointment of Shaun Bierweiler to Senior Vice President for Public Sector. Bierweiler will lead Riverbed’s Public Sector organization, reporting into COO and head of sales Dan Smoot, and oversee the company’s business focused on its federal, state and local government customers.
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“Shaun brings precisely what we need for this moment in time at Riverbed: deep domain expertise in the public sector, where he’s spent his entire career; strong customer engagement; and a passion for the complexities and possibilities of the technology we’re building here,” said Dan Smoot, COO of Riverbed Technology. “He also has an exceptional ability to manage through change – and guide others through it as well. As our federal customers adjust to the new and evolving realities of an ongoing pandemic and an increasingly mobile workforce, Shaun will be able to apply that clear-eyed thinking and judgment to solving their challenges.”
Bierweiler most recently served as president of Cloudera Government Solutions, Inc. and Vice President and General Manager of Public Sector at Cloudera. Prior to joining Cloudera, Bierweiler was President of Hortonworks Federal, Inc. and Vice President of U.S. Public Sector at Hortonworks. He has also held leadership roles at Red Hat and Raytheon.
“I’m very pleased to join Riverbed, a Company with a long-standing history and strong reputation of providing mission critical technology and software to the U.S. Public Sector and large federal agencies,” said Shaun Bierweiler. “I’m looking forward to helping our Public Sector customers maximize visibility and performance of their networks and applications, and ensuring their employees can stay productive whether they are working in an office or remote.”
Named to WashingtonExec’s ‘Top 30 Public Sector Leaders to Watch in 2020’ list and recognized as a ‘FedScoop 50’ awardee, Bierweiler’s distinctions also include being a former AFCEA ‘40 Under 40’ awardee and two-time recipient of the WorkScoop ‘Best Bosses in Fed IT’ award.
Bierweiler holds a Bachelor of Science, in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida and earned his Master of Business Administration, from the University of Maryland.
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