September 28, 2015

He Did it Again! Extreme’s Bob Gault Recognized for Leadership in the Channel

2015 Top Mid Market Vendor Executives

Once again, one of Extreme’s all-stars has landed on the list of Top Midmarket Executives!


2015 Top Mid Market Vendor ExecutivesJust last week, Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Channels, and Services Bob Gault was recognized as one of the most influential vendor executives in the midmarket. In one of the fastest growing, most challenging market segments, Bob successfully spearheads Extreme’s channel strategy across the globe with a sales and channels services team of over 600 people.


Under Bob’s leadership, Extreme has established itself as a leading software-driven networking vendor and secured a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN 2015 Partner Program Guide. Previously, Bob was also named one of the 50 Most Influential Leaders on CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs listing and one of the Top 50 Channel Influencers by The VAR Guy. This latest honor only further demonstrates his commitment to helping partners create new opportunities, increase profitability and close deals faster.


Congratulations Bob! With such a strong leadership team, we look forward to seeing how Extreme’s channel strategy continues to grow and succeed in 2016.


Interested in learning more about Extreme’s award winning partner program? Visit Extreme’s Partner Page here.

About The Contributor:
Norman RiceEVP, Marketing and Corporate Development

Norman Rice is the Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Corporate Development, and the Stadium & Venue Business Unit for Extreme Networks. In this capacity, Norman manages Extreme’s corporate strategy, M&A pursuits as well as manages Extreme’s Stadium and Entertainment Business Unit. Norman manages the Company relationships with the NFL, IMG as well as a number of NFL Clubs. Prior to working for Extreme, Norman had operating roles with leading Private Equity firms (Marlin and Gores Group) as well as management roles with CA, Concord Communications (Acquired by CA), Aprisma Management Technologies (Acquired by Concord), HoustonStreet Exchange and MicroStrategy. Norman is a Director on the Board of DSP Group (NASDAQ: DSPG) and was previously on the Board of NitroSecurity (Acquired by McAfee) and Advisory Board of vKernel (Acquired by Quest Software). Norman holds a Masters degree in Engineering and a Masters Degree in Management, both from Dartmouth College and a BS from the University of Michigan.

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