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John Atkinson

Director, Solutions Engineering, UK & Ireland - Riverbed Technology

John Atkinson is the Director of Solutions Engineering, UK & Ireland, at Riverbed Technology. John’s main responsibilities include leading a consultancy team of solutions engineers to oversee the technical implementation of Riverbed’s portfolio of visibility and performance solutions, so organisations can overcome their complex IT challenges and fully capitalize on their digital and cloud investments.

John has almost 15 years’ experience in the IT industry. He joined Riverbed in 2012 and held several solution engineering roles including management positions before joining Aternity, a subsidiary of Riverbed, in January 2020, as the Director of International Sales Engineering in EMEA and APJ. In April 2021, John returned to Riverbed, to lead the Solutions Engineering team in UK & Ireland. Prior to Riverbed, John was an Application and Networks Performance Consultant at OPNET Technologies.