Ken McDonald is the VP of Global Strategic Alliances, with responsibility for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships. He has held global executive roles in Sales Engineering, Sales, Channels, and Consulting Services for the last 10+ years, and has extensive experience building global technical teams. His most recent position was VP of Global Technical Operations at Ribbon Communications, a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Prior to Ribbon, Ken was SVP of global technical operations at Websense responsible for Sales Engineering, Technical Marketing, Consulting Services, SP/SI Business Development as well as Channel Enablement. Prior to Websense, Ken worked for Riverbed Technology where he built and developed the global technical operations team from early startup phase to $400+M in revenue, including a very successful IPO. Ken also held Sr Leadership roles at Cisco systems for 10+ years supporting customers in the enterprise, federal and emerging service provider markets. Ken brings over 20 years of technology leadership in Networking, Communications and Security Systems.
He holds a BSEE from the University of Michigan.