Hugo Vliegen serves as Vice-President of Product Management for Aryaka Networks. In this role, he is responsible for the development of innovative products, services and strategies which allow IT organizations to consume global networking services the way they would consume SaaS applications like Salesforce and infrastructure-as-service like AWS and Azure, with the objective to drive the digital transformation agendas within their respective organizations.
He brings to the company 25+ years of experience in marketing & technology leadership roles in startups and Fortune 100 companies. Prior to Aryaka, he worked at Cisco Systems, where he served as a Senior Director responsible for a $4 billion enterprise networking & security portfolio. Hugo received a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Twente, and MS & BS Industrial Engineering degrees from the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands.