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September 15: Where’s the Automation “Promised Land”?

We see networking differently

Since our founding in 2001, most off-the-shelf DDI solutions haven’t changed at all. But enterprise networks have. They’ve gotten really complicated.

That’s bad news for your business goals if you’re still relying on an old-school DDI foundation that’s restricted to the network core – it means higher risk, higher costs, and stifled innovation.

The good news? We’re turning that dynamic on its head with Adaptive DNS. Watch our video to see how.

Our vision: Adaptive DNS

Unlike old-school DNS that stagnates at the network core, Adaptive DNS powers enterprise networks from the edge to the core.

Operating right where the action is, Adaptive DNS seamlessly scales and flexes to serve the increasing demands of your users, applications and services.

It also gives you full visibility into all network activity, while deploying automation to improve things like threat detection and remediation.

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Our Leadership Team

Stephen Devito

Chief Executive Officer

Toronto

Stephen Devito

Chief Executive Officer

Toronto

Stephen joined BlueCat as Chief Financial Officer in February 2018, has also served as Chief Operations Officer since early 2020 and brings over two decades of senior financial and operational leadership to the CEO role. Devito’s experience also includes an impressive track record serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Marketwired, which he helped sell to Nasdaq in 2016; Second Cup, which he led through an initial public offering (IPO); and Q4 Inc.

Andrew Wertkin

Chief Strategy Officer

Toronto

Andrew Wertkin

Chief Strategy Officer

Toronto

As Chief Strategy Officer, Andrew works closely with BlueCat’s CEO and executive team to chart BlueCat’s course as it continues to build market share. Previously BlueCat’s Chief Product & Technology Officer, Andrew also works with leading enterprises and technology partners as BlueCat creates more value for its current and prospective customers.

David Penny

Chief Technology Officer

Toronto

David Penny

Chief Technology Officer

Toronto

As CTO, David oversees BlueCat’s engineering teams as they build on the company’s vision for a dynamic, open, scalable, secure, and automated DNS environment in every enterprise network. David brings more than 20 years of experience to BlueCat, having held positions at the technological forefront of innovative software businesses like Algorithmics, Electronics Workbench, Ceryx, and IBM Risk Analytics.

Barry Saadatmand

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

Richmond, Virginia Area

Barry Saadatmand

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

Richmond, Virginia Area

Barry leads BlueCat’s growing global sales team, working alongside the rest of BlueCat’s executive leadership. With a passion for developing successful customers, Barry has spent the past 18 years leading high-performance sales teams at growth-stage software companies including Ping Identity, Cast Iron Systems, Group 1 Software, and BigFix, Inc.

David Jones

Senior Vice President

Asia Pacific/Japan

David Jones

Senior Vice President

Asia Pacific/Japan

David is responsible for spearheading the Asia Pacific/Japan market entry for BlueCat solutions. David has successfully managed market entry and channel development for numerous companies including MKS, Cognotec, Eontec(acquired by Siebel Systems), SunGard (acquired by Infinity) and ACT Financial Systems.

Tony Myers

Vice President, Product Management

Toronto

Tony Myers

Vice President, Product Management

Toronto

As VP of Product Management, Tony is hyper-focused on ensuring customer value is delivered through innovative and powerful solutions. Tony comes to BlueCat from BMC Software where he held leadership positions in the Remedy, Remedy OnDemand and BMC Innovation Suite product lines over a 15-year period.

Cheryl Kerrigan

Vice President, People

Toronto

Cheryl Kerrigan

Vice President, People

Toronto

Cheryl leads BlueCat’s overall people strategy focusing on attracting, retaining, and inspiring top talent. Cheryl joins BlueCat from Achievers (later acquired by Blackhawk Networks) where she was Vice President of Employee Success.

Jim Williams

Vice President, Marketing

Toronto

Jim Williams

Vice President, Marketing

Toronto

Jim is a 20-year veteran of early and growth-stage tech companies and is passionate about bringing transformative concepts to market. In his current role as VP of Marketing at BlueCat, he’s focused on translating arcane DNS technology into compelling stories about digital transformation, and how CIOs are delivering business value.

Petrisa Pecnik

Vice President, Customer Success

Toronto

Petrisa Pecnik

Vice President, Customer Success

Toronto

As VP of Customer Success, Petrisa is responsible for BlueCat’s customer engagement, and ultimately supporting their organizations’ success strategies. Before joining BlueCat, she was at Blackberry, where she was a Manager of Carrier Network Service Management and Carrier Billing, managing teams for both North and South America.

Gautam Nadella

Vice President, Corporate and Business Development

Menlo Park, California

Gautam Nadella

Vice President, Corporate and Business Development

Menlo Park, California

As BlueCat’s VP of Corporate and Business Development, Gautam helps define the role of strategic partnerships and acquisition-related activity in BlueCat’s overall strategy. Gautam comes to BlueCat form eBay Inc., where he was Director of Corporate and Business Development, and Cisco, where he served as Director of Corporate Development.

Board of Directors

Michael Harris

Michael Harris

Michael is an experienced executive who successfully leads high-growth technology companies. Prior to joining BlueCat, he was the CEO of MKS where he was responsible for redefining the ALM market which culminated in the sale of the company to PTC. Prior to MKS, Michael held senior executive positions at Geac and SunGard.

Brendan Barrett

Brendan Barrett

Brendan T. Barrett is a Vice President at Madison Dearborn Partners. Prior to joining MDP, Mr. Barrett was with Morgan Stanley and with Madison Dearborn Partners as an Associate for three years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of EVO Payments International and Intermedia.net, Inc

Kevin Costello

Kevin Costello

Kevin Costello is a Executive Chairman of HotSchedules, a Cloud provider of software to the restaurant space and Executive Chairman of FinancialForce, a Cloud ERP vendor with apps built entirely on the Salesforce platform. He is also a director of Worldpay, PRGX, Seasoned, The Rainmaker Group and Kaufman Hall.

Doug Grissom

Doug Grissom

Doug Grissom is a Managing Director on the Madison Dearborn Partners Business & Government Services team. Prior to joining MDP, he was with Bain Capital in private equity, McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Grissom currently serves on the Boards of Directors of CoVant Technologies II, Fleet Complete and LGS Innovations.

Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt is the Co-founder of BlueCat. He is a weekly business commentator on CBC News Network and one of the “Dragons” on CBC’s Next Gen Den – Dragon’s Den. Michael is also a member of the G7 Team at the Rotman School of Management Creative Destruction Lab and on the CEO Board of Advisors at Georgian Partners.

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is President of the National Security and innovative Solutions sector of CACI International Inc., an international information solutions, services, and products company serving defense, intelligence, and federal civilian government customers. Mr. Kelly oversees the delivery of solutions in support of defense and national security missions.

Matthew Norton

Matthew Norton

Matt Norton is a Managing Director on the Madison Dearborn Partners Business & Government Services team. Prior to joining MDP, Mr. Norton was with Merrill Lynch and with MDP as an Associate Mr. Norton currently serves on the Boards of Directors of City Year Chicago, CoVant Technologies II, LLC, Fleet Complete, Kaufman Hall, LGS Innovations, and NFP Corp.

Jai Shekhawat

Jai Shekhawat

Jai Shekhawat is the Founder and former CEO of Fieldglass which was acquired by SAP in 2014. He was previously a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Shekhawat also serves on the boards of Signal, Fleet Complete, Highground, Utopia, Four Kites, Xaptum, SomruS, Semantify, HealthEngine and OfficeLuv.

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