FREMONT, Calif., May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Procera Networks, Inc., a leader in network and subscriber intelligence, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Stevens to the company's board of directors. Stevens, a co-founder and former CEO of Palo Alto Networks, also serves as a key investor and advisor to Trustwave Holdings, FreshFeed, and vArmour. Stevens brings over two decades of technical and leadership experience to Procera.
"It's an exciting time to join Procera's board," said Stevens. "As network virtualization becomes integral to operator strategies, Procera's unrivalled technology makes the company uniquely positioned to deliver on these requirements. I'm looking forward to be part of the company's continued success and growth."
Stevens is a Silicon Valley veteran, well-established industry spokesperson, seasoned investor, and advisor. He has a track record for growing high-tech companies. Beyond holding the post of CEO at Palo Alto Networks, Stevens has held senior executive positions at Brocade Communications, Rhapsody Networks, and Nortel. He earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and has completed continuing education programs for corporate governance through the Stanford University Law School.
Commenting on the appointment, Lyn Cantor, CEO of Procera Networks, said: "We are thrilled to have Dave on board. He knows the industry inside out, and his experience and unique skillset will prove invaluable going forward. This comes at the perfect time for Procera as the company moves to deliver on its next phase of growth."
About Procera Networks, Inc.
Since its inception in 2002, Procera Networks has become a leading subscriber and network intelligence provider and has revolutionized the way operators monitor, manage, and monetize network traffic. The ongoing development of Procera's award-winning ScoreCard and eVolution technologies, in addition to the benefits its solutions hold for data insights, traffic management, and policy control, make it possible for Procera to deliver the future of subscriber experience, and meet the ever-changing needs of service providers both today and the heavily virtualized future. For more information, visit www.proceranetworks.com or follow Procera on Twitter @ProceraNetworks.