Norman J. Rice, III

Chief Commercial Officer

Norman serves as Chief Commercial Officer, leading the company’s sales, services and supply chain organizations with a focus on driving revenue growth. In addition, Norman is the Executive Sponsor for the Sports and Entertainment industry and the company’s National Football League (NFL) partnership.

Rice joined Extreme in 2015 and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure, he architected successful go-to-market sales motions including building the company’s stadium and venue business, orchestrating large opportunities with Verizon and Kroger, and managing the company through a complex macro supply chain environment.

Prior to Extreme, Norman worked in private equity as an operating partner with Marlin Equity, as managing director for New Castle Capital group and had management roles in technology firms CA (NASDAQ: CA), Concord Communications (Acquired by CA), Aprisma Management Technologies (Acquired by Concord), HoustonStreet Exchange and MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR). Previously, Norman was a Director on the Boards of DSP Group (NASDAQ: DSPG) and NitroSecurity (Acquired by McAfee) as well as on the Advisory Board of vKernel (Acquired by Quest Software).

Norman holds a master’s degree in management and an MS in Engineering, both from Dartmouth College, where he was a Scoville Fellow and Woodhouse Scholar award winner, as well as a BS from the University of Michigan.