Ben Gibson joins F5 Networks as CMO, EVP
Mr. Gibson brings to F5 over 25 years of management experience in product, field, and channel marketing, as well as advertising, digital strategy, and corporate communications.
Most recently, he was Chief Marketing Officer at Veritas, where he led a global team of marketing professionals and spearheaded that company’s rebranding efforts following a spin-off from Symantec.
Prior to Veritas, Mr. Gibson spent five years as Chief Marketing Officer at Aruba Networks.
Before joining Aruba, he spent five years at Cisco Systems, most recently as Vice President of Data Center/Virtualization Marketing, where he ran the outbound marketing strategy and execution for a number of Cisco’s application networking products.
Mr. Gibson has also held leadership roles in product marketing at Meru Networks and Proxim Corporation. He has a B.A. in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach. ■