Solera Networks Names Former Omniture and Symantec Executive as Vice President of Engineering
February 25th, 2010
“Paul Kraus fills key leadership position to head rapidly growing engineering team
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Feb. 25, 2010 – Solera Networks, a leader in the rapidly growing network forensics market, has appointed Paul Kraus as Vice President of Engineering. As part of Solera Networks’ continued growth, the company is adding this key executive position to support the development of comprehensive network forensics solutions that are in high demand across government and enterprise organizations with large complex networks.
In this new role, Kraus will report directly to CEO Steve Shillingford, and direct all engineering aspects of product development. Kraus brings nearly 20 years of experience in IT product engineering at global IT companies. Prior to joining Solera Networks, he led product engineering for Omniture Inc., an Adobe company and a leader in online business optimization software. At Omniture, Kraus was responsible for the company’s industry leading data analytics technologies, a strength that led to Omniture’s $1.8B sale to Adobe in 2009. Previously, he served as Senior Director of Engineering at Symantec Corporation, and was responsible for solidifying engineering process for the company’s flagship email and file system archiving product. Kraus has also led engineering teams at other global companies, including Veritas Software, Microsoft and Fidelity Investments.
“Adding Paul to our executive team is one of the ways we continue to expand so we can better meet the skyrocketing interest from government and enterprise customers,” Shillingford said. “Paul’s deep technical background and proven record of managing fast-growing engineering teams will be critical as we develop leading network forensic technologies. I can’t wait to see what he adds to our next gen products.”
In 2009, Solera Networks experienced unprecedented growth and is one of the most recommended and requested network forensics solutions by organizations demanding ultra-fast, scalable and reliable security for complex high-speed networks. The company continues to invest in its groundbreaking products that identify the full source and scope of a security incident to facilitate swift, intelligent incident response.”