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Bob Agnes

Chief Operating Officer
Riverbed Technology and Aternity

Bob Agnes is the Chief Operating Officer of Riverbed Technology and Aternity where he leads the innovation, technology, and customer experience teams. In his role, he is responsible for leading the development of Riverbed’s technology strategy and realization of the strategy through execution of the product roadmap, and continuous acceleration of our innovation to meet our customers’ requirements. He also leads the global CIO organization overseeing all IT functions.


Agnes is an established leader in business transformation, digital transformation and utilizing cloud technologies to change the way enterprises and people communicate and collaborate. Prior to joining Riverbed in 2020, Agnes held various executive leadership roles running within the technology and communication sectors, most recently at Mitel where he served as President and General Manager leading the communication and collaboration business. He was responsible for Mitel strategy, R&D, product management, global supply chain, manufacturing, sales, and global services.

Previous roles include: Senior Vice President of Marketing & President of Asia for PartMiner Worldwide Inc.; Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing for X-Rite; and various executive leadership roles at Tektronix, Inc.
Agnes holds an MBA from George Fox University and a B.S.C.S. in Software Engineering from the University of Connecticut.

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