Ruckus Wireless Appoints Industry Veteran Ian Whiting as Chief Commercial Officer

Senior Sales and Channel Executive Brings Unique Combination of Experiences to Drive the Company's Next Phase of Growth

Apr 27, 2015, 09:00 ET from Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that Mr. Ian Whiting has joined the company's executive management team as its Chief Commercial Officer. Whiting will lead the Ruckus worldwide enterprise and service provider sales teams, as well as the global pre-and post-sales systems engineering and customer support organizations.

Reporting to Selina Lo, president and chief executive officer for Ruckus Wireless, Whiting will be responsible for driving the company's revenue, while maintaining the high degree of partner and customer satisfaction that sets the company apart from its competitors.

Whiting brings to Ruckus more than 25 years of global sales, channel and general management leadership experience in both the enterprise IT and service provider markets.  Whiting previously served as president, global field operations for Egnyte, an enterprise cloud file synchronization and sharing company.  Prior to Egnyte, Whiting held global sales and operations leadership roles at Fusion-io (acquired by SanDisk), Riverbed Technology, and Brocade Communications.

"Ian joins Ruckus at an exciting time in the growth of Ruckus," said Lo. "Not only does Ian bring a deep understanding of both the high-touch service provider and channel-based enterprise sales models, his track record of growing businesses to achieve new revenue targets while never losing sight of delivering exceptional customer experiences will be invaluable to Ruckus."

"I believe that Ruckus is leading the pack when it comes to innovation in technology and business models to meet the demand for high-performance, pervasive Wi-Fi," said Whiting. "I am looking forward to contributing to the evolution of the company while driving revenue growth to new levels."

ABOUT RUCKUS WIRELESS
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor "Smart Wi-Fi" products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has over 48,000 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.

Ruckus, and Ruckus Wireless are trademarks of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other product or company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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