Expands Management Team with New Executive Role Focused on Customer Success
AUSTIN, Texas — Jan. 7, 2014 — Packet Design, a provider of IP network route analytics software, has hired technology veteran Daniel Ley to lead global sales. Ley joins Packet Design from CA Technologies, where he led the North American Solution Sales team for the capacity management and Nimsoft Monitor products.
Previously, Ley served as vice president of worldwide sales at Hyperformix, and as director of sales for NetQoS, where he led teams in the North America, Asia Pacific and emerging markets. CA Technologies acquired both companies. Prior to NetQoS, he held various sales and sales management roles at Ward Davis, a networking products and services company. Ley began his career in avionics engineering and engineering management with Hughes Aircraft Company.
“Daniel Ley is a proven leader who excels in building high-performance sales teams,” said Scott Sherwood, CEO of Packet Design. “His strong technical background helps him understand the customer domain extremely well, and his focus on sales operations best practices leads to predictable revenue and growth.”
“Packet Design is planning for impressive new customer acquisition and revenue growth, and I look forward to leading this talented sales team to achieve our goals,” said Ley. “I am excited by the new market opportunities we can attack, especially with the product developments underway that are addressing critical management gaps in software defined networks. I am also delighted to be working again with former colleagues who I trust and respect.” Ley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. He is fluent in Spanish.
Founded in 2003, Packet Design has pioneered the complex science of route analytics to address today’s network management challenges. The Route Explorer System monitors network-wide routing and traffic, providing operational alerts to failures and anomalies. Analyses and DVR-like replay capabilities speed troubleshooting, and routing and traffic modeling helps network planners predict the impact of changes and new workloads. Packet Design’s unique real-time routing intelligence will be a critical enabler for the programmable and dynamic software defined networks of the future. The world’s largest telecommunications companies, mobile providers, MSOs, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use the Route Explorer System to improve network availability and performance while maximizing the return on assets.