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Riverbed Appoints Brian Bukowski to SVP, Americas Sales and Jeff Puffenberger to Lead U.S. Public Sector

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Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced the
promotions of two well-established executives, Brian Bukowski to Senior
Vice President of Americas Sales and Jeff Puffenberger to Vice President
of Riverbed’s U.S. Public Sector group. Both executives will report to
Andy Elder, Chief Sales Officer at Riverbed.

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Brian Bukowski, Senior Vice President of Americas Sales, Riverbed (Photo: Business Wire)

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“Riverbed is at the forefront of a tremendous opportunity to help both
enterprise and government organizations measure, manage and maximize
digital performance so they can deliver exceptional experiences – for
employees, customers, patients, civilians and government personnel,”
said Andy Elder, Riverbed’s Chief Sales Officer. “We are thrilled to
promote two outstanding individuals who have the experience and track
records to lead these two key organizations, and I am confident in both
Brian and Jeff’s abilities to deliver business performance, enhance
customer engagement, and lead Riverbed into the future.”

Brian Bukowski previously served as the Area Vice President of Americas
East where he had a major impact on top line sales and productivity for
the region. Bukowski joined Riverbed in 2016 bringing with him many
years of sales leadership experience delivering enterprise technology
solutions to Fortune 1000 and mid-market customers across multiple sales
channels. Before Riverbed, Bukowski worked for the Stratix Corporation
where he led the worldwide sales organization to significant bookings
growth and profitability during his tenure. He has a proven track record
as an executive sales leader and effective team builder, and has also
held senior sales leadership roles at both Motorola and Symbol

Jeff Puffenberger has served as a member of Riverbed’s U.S. Public
Sector team since joining the company in October 2018. In a short six
months, Puffenberger has proven to be an invaluable resource and leader
for reaching Riverbed’s state, local, and education customers. With his
appointment to Vice President to lead the U.S. Public Sector
organization, Puffenberger brings with him business development and
strategic planning expertise from his 25 years as a senior executive in
enterprise technology. Over the course of his career, he built and
managed a number of successful teams serving federal, state, and local
governments customers. His most recent roles include Vice President of
Cloud Applications for Civilian Agencies at Oracle and leading SLED at
CA Technologies. Puffenberger has also held senior positions at McAfee
and Securify.


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dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. At more
than $1 billion in annual revenue, Riverbed’s 30,000+ customers include
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