Teridion, the company delivering the only global public cloud-based WAN service, today announced that Bill Hogg, recently retired president of AT&T Technology Operations and long-time AT&T senior executive, has been named to its Board of Directors. Mr. Hogg is joining Teridion during an important growth phase for the company to help it meet growing global demand for its public cloud-based WAN service dramatically improving organizations’ application, SaaS and WAN performance.
“It is a tremendous advantage for Teridion to welcome Bill Hogg to our Board of Directors, and benefit from his leadership and direction during this high-growth period for Teridion,” said Saar Gillai, Teridion CEO. “Bill has extensive senior executive experience and a proven track record of successful global expansion in the areas of platform development, cloud and user experience. We will rely on his expertise and vast network of connections as we continue to rapidly expand worldwide through our partner and channel networks.”
Teridion for Enterprise is the industry’s first and only solution that eliminates the reliability and performance gap introduced by the reliance on the public Internet middle-mile and exposed by the massive shifts to the cloud and SD-WAN. By tightly integrating with leading SD-WAN solutions, Teridion unites centralized cloud management, enterprise-grade security, and ultra-fast WAN performance in a single, tightly integrated offering. Teridion’s service is powered by Teridion Curated Routing, an innovative and cloud native approach to routing that draws on the power of deep learning and brings hierarchical and centralized routing to enterprise networking. Teridion Curated Routing radically improves WAN, application and SaaS performance.
“I am excited to team with Teridion and join their Board of Directors,” said Mr. Hogg. “Teridion’s groundbreaking, cloud-native architecture is fundamentally changing the way WAN service is delivered and offers unique benefits to customers. I look forward to leveraging my extensive experience in operating and scaling cloud networks to help guide and facilitate Teridion’s rapid expansion through this very exciting time for the company and its partners and customers.”
About Bill Hogg
Bill Hogg recently retired as President, AT&T Technology Operations, and was responsible for all planning, investment, engineering, construction, delivery, and assurance of AT&T’s next-generation technologies for consumer, business, and government customers. In addition, he was responsible for planning, engineering and deployment of the enterprise cloud, compute, and storage infrastructure globally. Prior to this, Mr. Hogg served as President of Technology Development, responsible for the development of AT&T’s products and services, digital experiences for customers, and systems supporting operations across AT&T’s networks and services. In addition, he was responsible for AT&T’s information and network security strategy, standards, and platform development. Previous positions at AT&T include Executive Vice President of Global Customer Service (GCS), Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Engineering, President of Mobility Network Operations, and CTO for Cingular’s wireless data business. Mr. Hogg earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from the University of South Florida.
Founded in 2013, Teridion enables faster and more reliable Internet with Teridion Curated Routing, radically improving Internet performance up to 2X – 20X, anywhere in the world. Teridion for Enterprise combines the performance, reliability, and SLAs of legacy WAN technologies such as MPLS with the agility and elastic scalability of the cloud. The company is backed by leading venture investors including Jerusalem Venture Partners, Magma Venture Partners and Singtel Innov8, and is relied on by leading SaaS providers such as Atlassian, Box, Egnyte, Merrill Corp., and many others. Teridion is headquartered in San Francisco, with international offices in Petah Tikva, Israel. For more information, visit www.teridion.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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