Arif Kareem leads ExtraHop as the Chief Executive Officer, enabling the growth and driving execution of company strategy. Arif holds over 30 years of experience with technology companies formulating growth strategies, driving innovation, and building teams that deliver superior results.
Before joining ExtraHop, Arif served as President of Fluke Networks, a Danaher Company. Arif helped Fluke Networks, an industry leader in enterprise wide testing and monitoring, accelerate its growth through innovation and expansion of its product portfolio, sales force effectiveness, and acquisitions. Previously, Arif was Vice President and General Manager of Tektronix and Senior Vice President and General Manager at RadiSys.
He holds an MSEE degree from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Jesse Rothstein is co-founder, CTO and Chairman of the Board at ExtraHop Networks. 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.
Jesse co-founded ExtraHop in 2007 and served as CEO until July 2016. 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 high-performance networking products. Jesse holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
Raja Mukerji is the Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and co-founder at ExtraHop Networks where he is responsible for Customer Services, Systems Engineering, and Solutions Architecture. 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.
Palvi Mehta is the CFO of ExtraHop Networks and is responsible for managing the company's financial strategy and operations as well as overseeing and implementing all financial reporting, forecasting, accounting, tax functions, and corporate operations. Palvi has more than 15 years of experience in the wireless, technology, and manufacturing industries. She is a senior financial and operating executive with experience in taking companies from startup to significant revenue growth. In these roles, Palvi has guided financial growth and strategic development, executed mergers and acquisitions, raised capital and debt, and implemented various business and operational systems. In 2016 Puget Sound Business Journal named Palvi its 2016 medium-sized private company CFO of the Year.
Prior to joining ExtraHop, Palvi held CFO positions at both NewPath Networks and RadioFrame Networks, where she oversaw the company's financial management and played a key role in the successful acquisition of each by a leading public company. Palvi also previously worked at Ernst & Young, where she provided audit services to clients in the finance and biotechnology sector.
Palvi holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Berkeley and is a licensed certified public accountant.
Chris Lehman is the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Channel at ExtraHop, where he leads global sales, sales engineering, channel sales, inside sales, and sales enablement. To his role at ExtraHop Chris brings 20 years of experience building high-growth sales organizations at scale for market-leading and market-making enterprise IT solutions.
Before joining ExtraHop, Chris served as Vice President of Americas Sales and Channel at FireEye. In this role, he was the driving force and architect of FireEye's current go-to-market strategy running a $500 million business, and leading a team of over 250 sales, channel, and business development professionals. Prior to FireEye Chris held a series of sales leadership positions at Salesforce.com and Dell/EMC.
Chris holds a B.A. in Communications from the Pennsylvania State University.
Bryce Hein is the SVP of Marketing at ExtraHop Networks, where he leads the company's global brand and marketing efforts, working closely with teams across the organization to drive awareness, sales, and growth. To his role at ExtraHop, he brings more than two decades of experience working at both established enterprises and start-ups in corporate, product, and partner marketing roles, as well as in-depth knowledge of data storage, data management, and analytics.
Prior to ExtraHop, Bryce held VP of Marketing positions at both Quantum and Rocana. His experience also spans roles in product marketing, field and partner enablement, and business line management at Quantum and ADIC.
Bryce received his master's degree in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University and his MBA from the University of Washington.
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.