NETSCOUT has a deep bench of executive management talent as evidenced by the number of senior-level management team members that have been President or CEO of multi-million dollar companies. From start-up to Fortune 500 leadership, our executive team has experience in creating change. The executive team drives the company’s chief resources toward one objective: to enable the Guardians of the Connected World.

With singular focus on empowering their service provider and enterprise customers with industry-leading innovation and expertise, our solutions are a driving force for some of the world’s largest companies, who truly push the frontier of the Connected World to accomplish what has never been done before. We are proud to be their partner in this quest.

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Anil Singhal, Founder, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

Anil Singhal co-founded NETSCOUT in June 1984 and has served as NETSCOUT’s Chief Executive Officer and as a director on the Company’s Board since inception. In January 2007, Mr. Singhal was appointed Chairman of the Board, and has been serving as NETSCOUT’s President, CEO and Chairman since that time. In his current role, Mr. Singhal is focused on providing strategic leadership and vision, as well as setting operational priorities for the Company’s management team. Mr. Singhal’s vision of “traffic-based instrumentation” has guided NETSCOUT's product direction and focus for the past three decades, helping to shape the evolution for the industry in the process. Under Mr. Singhal’s leadership, NETSCOUT has grown substantially during the past three decades, completing its initial public offering in 1999 and reaching nearly $400 million in revenue in fiscal year 2014. He is credited with numerous innovations in the field of network traffic monitoring and analysis that have helped NETSCOUT gain several of industry accolades. During the past decade, Mr. Singhal has also been an instrumental part of a number of strategic acquisitions that have fortified and enhanced NETSCOUT's technology, customer base and go-to-market capabilities. Mr. Singhal has earned notable recognition for his entrepreneurial success, including the TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) Boston Lifetime Achievement in 2013, Enterprise Bank’s 2013 George L. Duncan Award of Excellence and Ernst & Young’s New England Entrepreneur of the Year in 1997. Mr. Singhal holds a BSEE from BITS, Pilani, India and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Jean Bua, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jean Bua has served as NETSCOUT’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since November 2011. She joined the company in September 2010 as Vice President, Finance, in conjunction with the company’s succession planning. In her current role, Ms. Bua is responsible for investor relations, treasury, financial planning and analysis, real estate development, accounting, and compliance. Ms. Bua has played a key role in executing on the financial aspects of our strategy during a period in which the company’s market capitalization grew by 300%. During her tenure, we have successfully completed and integrated five acquisitions. Before joining NETSCOUT, Ms. Bua served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of American Tower Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure for the wireless telecommunications industry. While at American Tower, she was a critical contributor to multiple equity and debt financings, and numerous acquisitions that enabled the company to more than double in revenue through both acquisition and organic growth. Prior to American Tower, Ms. Bua spent nine years at Iron Mountain, Inc., concluding as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Worldwide Controller. During her tenure, Iron Mountain successfully consolidated the records management industry and grew from annual revenue of $100 million to over $2 billion through more than 100 domestic and international acquisitions. Previously, she held senior positions at Duracraft Corp. and Keithley Instruments. She was a management consultant at Ernst & Young and an auditor at KPMG. Ms. Bua earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude, and a Master of Business from the University of Rhode Island.

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John Downing, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales Operations

John W. Downing is NETSCOUT’s Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales Operations and has overseen the Comapny’s sales operations since 2007. In this role, Mr. Downing is responsible for directing the Company’s sales leadership in both the service provider and enterprise markets. Under Mr. Downing’s direction, NETSCOUT has reported strong revenue growth and built vibrant, long-term relationships with leading telecommunications service providers, government agencies and many of the world’s largest corporations. He joined NETSCOUT in 2000 as Vice President, Sales Operations, instituting and refining key go-to-market programs and sales processes that have underpinned the Company’s four-fold revenue growth during the past fourteen years. Prior to NETSCOUT, from April 1998 until September 2000, Mr. Downing served as Vice President of Sales at Genrad Corporation, a $300 million manufacturer of electronic testing equipment and production solutions, and was Vice President of North American Sales from January 1996 until March 1998. Mr. Downing earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Tufts University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Suffolk University.

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Michael Szabados, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Szabados has served as NETSCOUT’s Chief Operating Officer since April 2007. In this role, Mr. Szabados has focused on implementing and executing the company’s vision and strategy. As COO, he has played a pivotal role in leading, integrating, and adapting the company’s functional areas as we grew dramatically through multiple acquisitions. His career at NETSCOUT began in 1997 when he joined the company as Vice President of Marketing, charged with increasing our overall visibility and market awareness. His responsibilities expanded in 2001 to encompass product development, manufacturing, and customer support when he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Product Operations. A veteran of the enterprise networking industry, Mr. Szabados held senior leadership roles with companies including UB Networks, SynOptics/Bay Networks, and MIPS Corporation following engineering and product management roles at Intel Corporation and later at Apple. Mr. Szabados holds a BSEE from UC Irvine and a Master of Business Administration from UC Santa Clara.

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Daryle DeBalski, Senior Vice President, Research & Development and General Manager, Tools

Daryle DeBalski is Senior Vice President and General Manager of NETSCOUT’s tools product area. He joined NETSCOUT in July 2015 after NETSCOUT’s acquisition of Danaher’s Communications Business where he was general manager for the Fluke Networks Enterprise business unit. He brings more than 20 years of software industry experience to the role. Before joining Fluke Networks, he served as a Senior R&D Manager at Agilent Technologies; Vice President of R&D at Optika, a business-to-business software company; and Booz Allen Hamilton. DeBalski holds a bachelor¹s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of New York at Buffalo.

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Chris Gaebler, Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Gaebler leads our global marketing initiatives, including promoting the brand, supporting the sales organization, and working on behalf of our customers, who are Guardians of the Connected World. For more than 20 years, Chris has led marketing teams in high-tech companies, including Sony, Accenture, Idealab and Kaspersky Labs.

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Bruce Kelley, Jr., Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider

Bruce Kelley, Jr. is NETSCOUT’s Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider. Mr. Kelley has served in senior engineering roles at NETSCOUT since the acquisition of the Company’s acquisition of NextPoint Networks, Inc., a company Mr. Kelley co-founded, in July 2000. Following the acquisition, Mr. Kelley assumed the position of NETSCOUT’s Chief Technology Officer in 2001 and has since helped lead the Company’s development activity to address the needs of a growing number of leading service providers around the world. Prior to founding NextPoint in 1996, he held various engineering positions at Digital Equipment Corporation from 1982 to 1996, including Consultant Software Engineer and Network Management Technical Director within Digital’s Network Management Engineering Group.

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Richard Kenedi, President, New Markets Business Unit

Richard Kenedi is President of NETSCOUT’s New Markets business unit. In this role, Richard is responsible for cultivating and growing new market segment opportunities for the company. Richard previously held the role of President Service Assurance business unit. Richard came to NETSCOUT through the Danaher Communications acquisition where he held the position of President Tektronix Communications. Prior roles within Tektronix Communications included Vice President, Products and Portfolio Management, Vice President and General Manager for the Test & Optimization and Core Test Businesses. Richard has also held senior roles in SOMA Networks and Nortel Networks. Mr. Kenedi holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.

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Kevin Keough, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Kevin Keough has served as NETSCOUT’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Development since joining the Company in July 2015 as part of NETSCOUT’s acquisition of Danaher’s Communications Business. He was previously Vice President of Strategy, Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions for all of the operating companies within the Danaher Communications Platform. He drives the development of multi-year strategic plans to grow share and expand addressable market size. He also develops, manages and executes the platform and operating company M&A and BD plans to accelerate and amplify the success of the strategic plan, including “bolt-on”, “consolidation” and attractive “adjacent market expansion” and partnership opportunities that provide defensive or offensive value and optionality. Prior to Danaher, Keough held the position of Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Inet Technologies since 1996. While there, Keough drove multiple strategies that contributed to the company’s revenue growing by tenfold, as well as a successful IPO on NASDAQ and acquisition by Tektronix in 2004 and subsequent acquisition of Tektronix by Danaher in 2007. Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Jeff Levinson, Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary

Jeff Levinson is Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary responsible for global legal strategy and legal operations at NetScout. Before joining the company in 2005, he served four years as corporate counsel at Nuance. Before that he was General Counsel at a start-up and a division counsel at a global publishing company. Mr. Levinson holds degrees from Harvard and Boston University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College. He is Chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Law Department Management Committee (Leadership/Strategy/Operations), a board member of the ACC Northeast Chapter, and a member of the program committee of the National Association of Corporate Directors, New England chapter.

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Skip Maloney, Vice President, Human Resources

Skip Maloney joined NETSCOUT in November 2014 as our Vice President of Human Resources. He has over 20 years of progressive Human Resource experience in the Medical Device, Semiconductor and Hi-Tech industries as a thought leader in the field of Strategic Human Capital. Mr. Maloney was the Vice President of Human Resources for privately-held Lake Region Medical headquartered in the Boston area where he was responsible for the overall direction of the HR platform including Merger and Acquisition Integration, Talent Management and Leadership Development. Prior to Lake Region Medical, he was a Director at the publicly traded semiconductor firm Brooks Automation based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Before this, Mr. Maloney held a Human Resource Directorship for the hardware/software firm Mercury Computer Systems, also a publicly traded company based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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Brian McCann, President, Security Business Unit

Brian McCann serves as President of NETSCOUT’s Security Business Unit which includes the Arbor Networks, PFS, and Test Optimization solutions. He joined NETSCOUT following the acquisition of ONPATH Technologies in 2012 and has played an important role in driving growth for NETSCOUT’s packet flow switching business. As CEO of ONPATH, Brian provided the leadership responsible for increasing revenues nearly fivefold and dramatically increasing new product investments to further grow the addressable applications for the company’s core technologies. Mr. McCann was the Founder and President of the U.S. Division of ADVA Optical Networking in 1996, and was also the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of the global organization. Mr. McCann holds a Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering and Fiber Optics Program from Rutgers University.

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Ashwani Singhal, Senior Vice President, Research & Development

Ashwani Singhal is Senior Vice President of Research & Development. Mr. Singhal joined NETSCOUT in 1987 and served as a Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager from 1987 until February 1997, as Director of Engineering from February 1997 until October 1998, and as Vice President, Engineering from October 1998 through December 2000. Prior to joining us, he was a Senior Software Engineer at Symmetrix, an artificial intelligence systems company, from 1982 until 1987. Mr. Singhal is the brother of Anil Singhal, NETSCOUT’s President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Thor Wallace, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Thor joined NETSCOUT in January 2017 and serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the company. He has extensive experience in managing and leveraging Information Technology for both small and large technology and life science companies, including Medtronic, Biogen, Analogic and Kronos. He began his career as a management consultant at Ernst & Young. Thor brings a strong track record of driving transformational change in organizations, delivering operational efficiencies, engaging employees and improving customer service. He reports to Michael Szabados and is based in Westford, MA.

Thor has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a master’s degree in Software Engineering from Brandeis University and a master’s in Accounting from Case Western Reserve University. He is a CMA and a CPA.