Norman leads the company’s product operations inclusive of Product Life Cycle, Global Supply Chain Management and Operations; Hardware Engineering; Information Technology and PMO; Global Marketing; and Corporate M&A and business partnerships. In addition, Norman is the Executive Sponsor for the Sports and Entertainment industry and the company’s National Football League (NFL) partnership.
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.