Phil Harris is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider Solutions at Riverbed Technology. Harris is responsible for helping shape Riverbed's architectural approach to next-generation software-defined networking and leading Riverbed's go-to-market approach with global service providers.
Harris joins Riverbed from BMC Software, where he was Chief Technology Officer, responsible for business, technology and overall company growth transformation strategies. Before that, Harris was Chief Strategy Officer and VP of platform engineering and strategy at the virtual computing company, VCE. He also spent nearly 20 years at Cisco, as CTO of its cloud and virtualization technology group, CTO of its worldwide partner organization, and a consulting engineer as far back as 1993.