Packet Design Appoints Matt Sherrod as Vice President of Product Management

Company Snags Network Management Expert and Industry Veteran

SANTA CLARA, CA — April 16, 2013 — Packet Design, the leading provider of IP network route analytics software, announced today that it has hired Matt Sherrod as Vice President of Product Management. Sherrod will lead product strategy, product design and integrated partner solutions to expand the Packet Design product portfolio and deliver a best-in-class customer experience.

Sherrod has more than 25 years of networking experience. He joins Packet Design from CA Technologies where, as the Vice President of Product Management, he defined product direction and strategy for the company’s infrastructure management solutions. Over the last 10 years he has held a number of field and management positions at CA Technologies and NetQoS. Prior to joining NetQoS, Matt worked as Director of Communications for a Fortune 100 global enterprise, applying leading edge technologies to improve application delivery.

“Matt Sherrod has a deep understanding of customer needs coupled with years of experience in defining and delivering innovative network performance management products to address them,” said Scott Sherwood, CEO of Packet Design. “He is uniquely qualified to lead Packet Design’s product strategy and ensure we provide world-class management solutions for complex service provider and enterprise networks, today and tomorrow.”

“I am thrilled to join Packet Design at a time when IP networking is on the verge of a sea change,” said Matt Sherrod, Vice President of Product Management for Packet Design. “This is a great opportunity to leverage Packet Design’s market-leading analytics technology to bring products to market that accelerate customer adoption of software defined networking.”

Sherrod holds a B.S. degree in Applied Math, Computer Science and Statistics, and a M.S. degree in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.