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.