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When you work at NETGEAR, you’ll be part of a dynamic team committed to helping the world do more. We turn ideas into innovative networking products that connect people, power businesses and advance the way we live. Our success is fueled by a pioneering spirit that’s made us one of the leading, and growing, global technology companies. Join our network and help us shape the future of connectivity.
At NETGEAR, we value our employees. In addition to opportunities to work on cutting-edge technologies and career growth, we offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package. Benefits will vary depending on location.US BENEFITS
Headquartered in San Jose, California.
NETGEAR’s Americas presence also includes offices in New York City and Richmond - Canada. At every location, passionate and innovative employees work together to shape the future of connectivity.
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At NETGEAR, we turn ideas into innovative networking products that connect people, power businesses, and advance the way we live. Easy to use. Powerful. Smart. And designed just for you.
NETGEAR makes it easy for you to have the smartest home in the neighborhood, with the latest, fastest networking technology. Our range of easy-to-use products can help you stream movie night more often, watch almost anything on your tablet without buffering, check in on your home from your smartphone and store and protect all of your family’s memories. From the most advanced wireless internet connectivity, to superior streaming and storage solutions, your home networking system will have the speed, range and performance you need, every time you need it. At NETGEAR, we focus on all things connected, with the goal of making your online experience seamless so you can sit back, relax and do more.
In business, confidence is everything. When it comes to your network, it’s even more important. Whether you’re a small business with big dreams or a mid-size business ready to take the next step, you need to share access and ideas safely, connect remote locations securely and give your people the tools to perform. At NETGEAR, we provide networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. Our advanced range of reliable, affordable networking products are easy to install and maintain. We deliver solutions you can count on, so you can spend more time on what matters most – growing your business.
Keeping your customers happy and loyal is everything. At NETGEAR we are dedicated to your success. That’s why we deliver the tools and solutions you need to keep your residential and business customers connected, productive and satisfied. Partner with NETGEAR for home connectivity, home media, security and automation, and mobile solutions. We pay attention to the details that matter to you to deliver custom, cost-effective and scalable solutions that contribute to your bottom line.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Patrick C.S. Lo is our co-founder and has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2002. Patrick founded NETGEAR with Mark G. Merrill with the singular vision of providing the appliances to enable everyone in the world to connect to the high speed Internet for information, communication, business transactions, education, and entertainment. From 1983 until 1995, Mr. Lo worked at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he served in various management positions in sales, technical support, product management, and marketing in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Lo was named the Ernst & Young National Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. Mr. Lo received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Brown University.
Chief Technology Officer
Mark G. Merrill is our co-founder and currently serves as our Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Mr. Merrill continues to guide the emerging market efforts and work closely with the RF engineering team to ensure technical leadership of our wireless networking products. Previously, Mr. Merrill served as our Senior Vice President of Advanced Engineering from May 2013 to January 2015 and as our Chief Technology Officer from January 2003 to April 2013. From September 1999 to January 2003, he served as Vice President of Engineering and served as Director of Engineering from September 1995 to September 1999. Mr. Merrill received both a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Chief Operations Officer
Michael F. Falcon has served as our Chief Operations Officer since November 2017, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Support from January 2009 to November 2017, Senior Vice President of Operations from March 2006 to January 2009, and Vice President of Operations from November 2002 to March 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Falcon was at Quantum Corporation, where he served as Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain Management from September 1999 to November 2002, Meridian Data (acquired by Quantum Corporation), where he served as Vice President of Operations from April 1999 to September 1999, and Silicon Valley Group, where he served as Director of Operations, Strategic Planning and Supply Chain Management from February 1989 to April 1999. Prior to February 1989, Mr. Falcon served in management positions at SCI Systems, an electronics manufacturer, Xerox Imaging Systems, a provider of scanning and text recognition solutions, and Plantronics, Inc., a provider of lightweight communication headsets. Mr. Falcon received a B.A. degree in Economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz and has completed coursework in the M.B.A. program at Santa Clara University.
Dr. MARTIN WESTHEAD
Chief Technology Officer of Software
Dr. Martin Westhead is the new CTO of Software for NETGEAR. Dr. Westhead joins the company from the top-rated consumer company, Groupon, with over 45 million active customers and 5-star ratings for their mobile app. In this new role, Dr. Westhead will be accountable for further developing the company’s services and application products as well as setting the overall software technology roadmap that will support the current and future growth of the company. As CTO of Software, Dr. Westhead will also be responsible for partnering with universities and technology thought-leaders in discovering and creating ways to further disrupt the consumer Hardware + Software + Services category. Dr. Westhead has led software organizations at several companies in the consumer web and networking sectors over the course of the past twenty years and has lectured for Stanford’s Continuing Studies Business Department. Dr. Westhead earned his Ph.D. and B.Sc.., from the Department of AI and Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh, U.K.
Chief Legal Officer
Andrew W. Kim currently serves as our Chief Legal Officer and has been with NETGEAR for over 13 years. Mr Kim served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since July 2013, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development and Corporate Secretary from October 2008 until July 2013, and as our Associate General Counsel from March 2008 to October 2008. Prior to joining NETGEAR, Mr. Kim served as Special Counsel in the Corporate and Securities Department of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a private law firm, where he represented public and private technology companies in a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing arrangements, securities law compliance and corporate governance from 2000 to 2003 and 2006 to 2008. In between his two terms at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Mr. Kim served as Partner in the Business and Finance Department of the law firm Schwartz Cooper Chartered in Chicago, Illinois, and was an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mr. Kim holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School, and received a B.A. degree in history from Yale University.
Chief People Officer
Tamesa T. Rogers currently serves as our Chief People Officer and has been with NETGEAR over 17 years. Ms. Rogers served as our Senior Vice President, Human Resources since July 2013, Vice President, Human Resources from January 2009 to July 2013, Director, Worldwide Human Resources from September 2006 to January 2009 and as our Senior Human Resources Manager from December 2003 to September 2006. From March 2000 to December 2003, Ms. Rogers worked at TriNet Employer Group, a professional employer organization, as a Human Resources Manager, providing HR consulting to technology companies throughout Silicon Valley. Prior to TriNet, Ms. Rogers served in various human resources functions in several Northern California companies. Ms. Rogers received a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Hayward.
DAVID J. HENRY
President & General Manager of Connected HOme Products and Services
David J. Henry currently serves as our President and General Manager of Connected Home Products and Services. He has worldwide responsibility for both Product Marketing and Engineering of our home networking products and services, encompassing product strategy, development and delivery. He has been with NETGEAR since July 2004, most recently serving as our Senior Vice President of Connected Home Products and Services from January 2016 to July 2021. Prior to that David served as Vice President of Product Management of our Retail Business Unit from March 2011 to January 2016 and as our Senior Director of Product Marketing from October 2010 to March 2011. Prior to NETGEAR, Mr. Henry was a senior product manager for the high technology vertical application at Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle Corporation). His professional experience also includes business process and information technology consulting with Deloitte Consulting. Mr. Henry received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on Signal Processing, from the University of Washington and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Senior Vice President, SMB Products and Services
Vikram Mehta, a 30-year veteran of the technology industry, has a proven track record with both public and private enterprises including HP, IBM, Nortel, Alteon Web Systems (acquired by Nortel), Ensim (acquired by Ingram Micro), and BLADE Network Technologies (acquired by IBM). Mr. Mehta’s career has spanned from sales to marketing, product management and general management roles across the globe. In 2008, Vikram was named the Northern California Entrepreneur-of-the-Year by Ernst & Young, and the following year, he was inducted into Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur-of-the-Year National Hall-of-Fame. In 2010, BLADE Network Technologies, where he served as President and CEO, was acquired by IBM, returning original investors a record 11x return on their investment and marking IBM’s reentry in the data networking business after a ten-year hiatus. Following the acquisition of BLADE, Vikram served as Vice President for IBM’s System Networking Business Unit. Prior to his current role as the Senior Vice President of product management for our B-to-B Business Unit, Vikram served as advisor and consultant to NETGEAR’s Chairman and CEO on building a business in the Professional Audio Video (pro AV) market.
MICHAEL A. WERDANN
Chief Revenue Officer
Michael A. Werdann currently serves as our Chief Revenue Officer and has been with NETGEAR over 20 years. Mr Werdann served as our Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales from October 2015 to July 2021, Worldwide Senior Vice President of Sales for Consumer Products from March 2015 to October 2015 and Vice President of Americas Sales from December 2003 to March 2015. Since joining us in 1998, Mr. Werdann has served as our United States Director of Sales, E-Commerce and DMR from December 2002 to December 2003 and as our Eastern Regional Sales Director from October 1998 to December 2002. Prior to joining us, Mr. Werdann worked for three years at Iomega Corporation, a computer hardware company, as a Sales Director for the value added reseller sector. Mr. Werdann holds a B.S. Degree in Communications from Seton Hall University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Heidi Cormack currently serves as our Chief Marketing Officer. She has been with NETGEAR for over 10 years serving in various management roles within the Marketing organization. Under her leadership, she has restructured and rebuilt the global marketing team, successfully launched and built multiple NETGEAR sub-brands and led Company-wide initiatives in data-driven marketing and customer engagement. Prior to assuming the role of CMO, Heidi served as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing from November 2017 to July 2021, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, and Director of Regional Marketing prior to that. Before joining NETGEAR in 2006, Heidi held positions at various companies including Virgin Mobile, RedBull Energy Drink and Sony Computer Entertainment and completed business studies at the Sunshine Coast Business Academy in Australia.