Stan Kovler is Vice President of Strategy and Investor Relations. In his role he advises senior leadership on various strategic initiatives working directly under the CEO and in concert with the executive team. He was a key advisor to the Extreme senior leadership team on the acquisition of Aerohive Networks. As head of Investor Relations, Stan is also responsible for communicating Extreme’s strategy and value proposition to investors, analysts, and the greater Wall Street community.
Prior to joining Extreme, Stan was the Small / Midcap IT Hardware and Networking analyst at Citi Research covering stocks across Communications Equipment, Storage, and Consumer Technology sectors. In that role he was recognized as an Institutional Investor Magazine 2017 “Rising Star” in both the IT Hardware and Networking sectors. Prior to Citi Research, Stan worked on teams covering networking and telecom equipment at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Susquehanna. He started his career at Clearbridge Advisors, formerly Smith Barney Asset Management, on the buy-side. Stan has an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree, with honors, from CUNY Baruch College.