Walnut Creek, Calif. – September 27, 2011 – WildPackets, Inc. (www.wildpackets.com), a leading provider of network and application performance analysis solutions, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Ron Lloyd as the company's Vice President of Operations. Lloyd will be responsible for manufacturing operations, technical support and IT for WildPackets as the company expands further into the enterprise.
"Ron has a proven track record of managing complex growth for major global technology companies," said Tim McCreery, President and CEO of WildPackets. "As always, our goal is to build a world class organization that provides superior, high quality products and the best customer service in the business. As we continue to experience excellent growth across our entire suite of network management tools, Ron will be key to helping us scale our operations, furthering our product and company development."
Lloyd brings more than 25 years of experience in operations both for start-ups and Fortune 150 companies, and has led all aspects of product development, manufacturing, subcontractor management and quality system management. Most recently, Lloyd was the Chief Operating Officer at Fat Spaniel Technologies where he guided the operational expansion of the company's independent monitoring services for renewable energy OEMs, integrators and PPA service providers worldwide. Prior to that, he was the VP of the White Start program at Tesla Motors. Additionally, Lloyd spent thirteen years at Sun Microsystems, serving in many capacities including VP of Worldwide Manufacturing in Operations and VP of Engineering in the Network Storage Division, and spent seven years at Hewlett Packard in manufacturing engineering and engineering management.
"WildPackets has shown some significant thought leadership in network monitoring and troubleshooting," said Ron Lloyd, Vice President of Operations at WildPackets. "I am excited to be part of the team that will capitalize on the growing global demand for total network performance management in the coming years."
Lloyd holds a BSE from Harvey Mudd College, and a MS Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford, with a specialty in alternative energy and sustainability.About WildPackets, Inc.
WildPackets develops hardware and software solutions that drive network performance, enabling organizations of all sizes to analyze, troubleshoot, optimize and secure their wired and wireless networks. WildPackets products are sold in over 60 countries and deployed in all industrial sectors. Customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Motorola, Nationwide and over 80 percent of the Fortune 1000. WildPackets is a Cisco Technical Development Partner (CTDP). For more information, visit www.wildpackets.com.
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