Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tor R. Braham, Director

Tor R. Braham has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2018. Mr. Braham served as managing director and global head of technology mergers and acquisitions for Deutsche Bank Securities from 2004 until 2012. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Braham served as managing director and co-head, West Coast U.S. technology, mergers and acquisitions for Credit Suisse First Boston from 2000-2004. Braham currently serves as a director of Altaba Inc. and Viavi Solutions Inc. He previously served on the boards of directors of NetApp, Inc., a computer storage and data management company, from September 2013 to March 2016 and Sigma Designs, Inc., an integrated circuit provider for the home entertainment market, from June 2014 to August 2016. Mr. Braham holds a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and a B.A. degree from Columbia College.

Peter Y. Chung, Director

Peter Y. Chung has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2013. Mr. Chung is a managing director and the chief executive officer of Summit Partners, L.P., where he has been employed since 1994. He is currently a director of Acacia Communications, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, and MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., a provider of semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave applications, as well as several privately-held companies. Previously, Mr. Chung served as a director of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc., a company that develops networking technology. Mr. Chung has an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University.

J. Michael Dodson, Director

J. Michael Dodson is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Quantum Corporation, a position he has held since May 2018. Prior to Quantum, Mr. Dodson served as the Chief Financial Officer of Greenwave Systems. Prior to joining Greenwave Systems, Mr. Dodson served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Mattson Technology, Inc. from 2012 to 2017. Prior to joining Mattson, Mr. Dodson served as Chief Financial Officer at four global public technology companies and Chief Accounting Officer for an S&P 500 company. Mr. Dodson started his career with Ernst & Young. Since 2013, he has served on the Board of Directors of Sigma Designs, Inc. He holds a BBA degree with dual majors in Accounting and Information Systems Analysis and Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Eric Singer, Lead Independent Director

Eric Singer is a Founder and Managing Member of VIEX Capital Advisors. In addition to a long track record as a successful investor in technology companies, Singer has substantial experience serving on public boards and in assisting them in creating and expanding shareholder value. Singer is currently a director of Quantum Corporation and previously served on the boards of directors of Numerex Corp., YuMe, Inc.,, Meru Networks, PLX Technology, Inc., and Sigma Designs, Inc., among other companies.

Dhrupad Trivedi, CEO and Board Chair

Dhrupad Trivedi joined A10 Networks in December 2019 as president and chief executive officer. From 2010 to 2019, Dr. Trivedi served in multiple roles as executive vice president at Belden including Tripwire, corporate development, network solutions platform and Trapeze Networks. Prior to this, he held multiple general management and corporate development roles at JDS Uniphase. Trivedi holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from University of Alabama and an MBA in finance from Duke University. Trivedi brings global leadership experience across multiple businesses and is passionate about driving leading technology businesses to win by creating value for customers