ExtraHop Board of Directors
Bringing leadership and deep expertise to ExtraHop
Max de Groen
Patrick Dennis is the chief executive officer of ExtraHop. Working alongside a world-class executive team and a seasoned board of directors, Patrick is responsible for driving company-wide strategy and priorities with a focus on customer success, innovation, and rapid, scalable growth.
Patrick brings to ExtraHop more than two decades of experience leading both public and private high-growth technology and cybersecurity companies. Prior to his appointment at ExtraHop, Patrick was the CEO of Alvaria Software which was formed through the merger of Aspect Software and Noble Systems. Patrick has also held CEO roles at Aspect Software and Guidance Software (acquired by OpenText), as well as leadership roles at EMC and Oracle. He has also served as an operating executive at Vector Capital, where he consulted with founders, boards, and private equity partners about strategic planning, growth, and capital requirements.
Patrick holds a B.S. in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a member of the American Economic Association.
In his free time, he can be found enjoying beautiful mountain views from his home in Colorado.
David Humphrey is managing director of Bain Capital Private Equity. Dave joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2001 and is currently a Managing Director in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Vertical and Co-Head of Bain Capital's North America Private Equity business. Dave works in the Boston office and focuses on investments in the information services, software, and technology services sectors. He has also played a leading role in the firm's recruiting, training, and professional development efforts.
Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Dave was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers' mergers & acquisitions group where he advised companies on mergers and acquisitions across a range of industries. Dave received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Henry Ford II Scholar. He graduated cum laude with an A.B. in economics from Harvard College.
Raja Mukerji is the chief customer officer and co-founder at ExtraHop Networks where he is responsible for customer services, solutions architecture, business development, and technical alliances. Raja drives customer success, leveraging his operational background in the financial-services industry.
Raja co-founded ExtraHop in 2007, after a seven-year tenure at F5 Networks where he was a senior software architect and co-inventor of the TMOS platform. Raja was a lead developer behind the BIG-IP v9 product and the major accounts liaison for critical customer-facing issues within product development. Before F5, Raja worked as a technology architect at Strong Capital Management.
Raja is a renowned expert in application delivery and network protocols. He was involved in the FreeBSD project and contributed several enhancements to its TCP stack. Raja holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Jesse Rothstein is co-founder and chief technology officer at ExtraHop. Jesse's technical vision and expertise in enterprise networking provide ExtraHop with a competitive edge in the industry. With a world-class team of engineers behind him, Jesse is responsible for the technical direction and architecture of the ExtraHop platform. He also served as chairman of the ExtraHop board of directors until the company was acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners in 2021.
Before ExtraHop, Jesse held a six-year tenure at F5 Networks where he was a senior software architect and co-inventor of the TMOS platform at F5. Additionally, Jesse was the architect and project lead for the BIG-IP v9 development effort and the technical lead for frameworks, clustering, and performance. Before F5, he worked in product development at Motive Communications and the Trilogy Development Group.
Jesse specializes in designing and implementing enterprise-class cybersecurity and networking products. Jesse holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
Will Tetler is principal at Bain Capital Private Equity. Will joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2010. He is a Principal in the Technology, Media & Telecom Vertical and is a member of the North American Private Equity team.
Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Will was a consultant with Bain & Company. Will received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He also received a B.S. and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a B.S. in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.