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Procera Networks Names Brian Ahearn Senior VP of Worldwide SalesBrings Proven Sales Leadership and Extensive Industry Experience (January 04, 2012)
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/12 -- Procera Networks, Inc. ("Procera") (NASDAQ: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced that Brian Ahearn has joined the company as Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Sales.
"Brian brings extensive experience and expertise within the communications industry where he has forged significant strategic relationships worldwide," said Jim Brear, CEO and President at Procera. "He is a proven leader who brings strong sales management experience to our executive team and we look forward to Brian taking an active role in continuing to grow our worldwide presence."
Mr. Ahearn comes to Procera from 2Wire, Inc. (recently acquired by Pace plc), where he lead a team that included account management, field engineering and professional services to achieve sales of approximately $550 million. He has 20 years of senior management experience in telecom and high tech sales, professional services and product development, including serving at Avaya, where he led the global service provider sales force focused on growing business and market share with major carriers like AT&T and Verizon. He also served at Sun Microsystems, where he was responsible for selling complex solutions to Sun's largest accounts and carrier clients. Prior to Sun, he served in a variety of leadership roles at Telecom New Zealand, and was Chief Operating Officer at VoiceLink Systems. Brian holds an MBA from Massey University and bachelor's degrees in computer science, mathematics, and psychology from Victoria University.
"I am delighted to join Procera to help drive continued strong sales momentum and further expand our presence worldwide," said Mr. Ahearn. "Procera's reputation for technology excellence is well known and has been validated by many of my contacts throughout the industry."
About Procera Networks, Inc.
Procera Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT) delivers Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) solutions designed for carriers, service providers and high-end enterprises to enable proactive quality management; innovative service creation and delivery; detailed business analytics on network utilization and bandwidth consumption; and mitigate security threats. Procera's PacketLogic solutions deliver superior performance, scalability, and functionality to allow personalized services for millions of subscribers as part of the 3GPP Policy and Charging Control architecture. For more information, visit www.proceranetworks.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to Procera's continued growth. Any statements in this release that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Procera's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to market conditions, actions taken and decisions made in pursuit of growth and those risks and uncertainties included from time to time in documents Procera files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Procera undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statement for any reason.
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