John Matthews is the Chief Information Officer at ExtraHop Networks, where he oversees the continuous expansion of the ExtraHop IT environment and counsels the company's enterprise customers as they evolve their IT operations.
Before joining ExtraHop, John led IT strategy at F5 Networks, where he was CIO for nearly a decade. While at F5, John provided strategic technology and management assessments, as well as a common-sense approach to IT operations that provided the best capabilities to the business with the least risk. John guided F5 to the early adoption of new technologies, such as SaaS and cloud computing, to drive costs down while raising overall quality.
Previously, John served as an IT leader for MSN Operations at Microsoft, as CIO at Towne Exploration Company, and as Director of IT Operations at Adobe.
Posts by John Matthews
When a tiny change on your network can cause a chain reaction that takes down your company's ability to sell product, you need better visibility. Where do you get it?
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When I ask a business leader what their top 3 challenges are, they instantly respond: "You mean my top three IT challenges?" They want to give me a list of technology problems: "I hate our mail…