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
Getting visibility into the network won't usher in a golden age of leisure for IT. But it will free up time for a beer.
Take your average IT department from good to great without adding a heap of resources.
ExtraHop enables IT teams to detect ransomware behaviors inside your perimeter. Users can do their part simply by not clicking on links from unknown sources.
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?
Ransomware has changed network security. Read why you need to change... or update your resume.
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…