Converged Access Shuffles Execs

Per Suneby takes the reins as president and CEO; Malik Khan now executive chairman; Jean Dubois now senior VP of engineering

August 2, 2005

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BILLERICA, Mass. -- Converged Access Inc., the leading innovator in WAN and application performance management solutions, today announced the appointment of Per Suneby as President & CEO. Converged Access named Malik Khan as Executive Chairman, and Jean Dubois as Vice President of Engineering.

With more than 25 years of industry and startup experience, Per assumes the role of President & CEO, having most recently been Chief Strategy Officer for Converged Access. In his previous position for the company, Per was responsible for building strategic alliances, overseeing business development, and strategic planning.

Prior to joining Converged Access, Per was Vice-Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer for Chantry Networks, a WLAN mobility management solutions provider acquired by Siemens in January, 2005. Per was also co-founder, President and CEO of Indus River Networks, Inc., a Virtual Private Network solutions company that was acquired by Enterasys Networks in January 2001. Following the acquisition, Per managed the integration of Indus River, was instrumental in the development of Enterasys' Secure Access Router product business, and was appointed Senior Vice President of Corporate Development before joining Flagship Ventures as a Venture Partner in 2002. Prior to founding Indus River, Per was with Motorola for 12 years, most recently as General Manager of its industry-leading cable modem and enterprise data networking businesses.

Jean Dubois has over twenty-five years of engineering and management experience in the networking industry. Most recently, Jean was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Flamenco Networks, a provider of Web Services Infrastructure systems. Prior to Flamenco, Jean was founder and CEO of Pelago Networks, a telecommunication equipment manufacturer enabling enhanced voice services. As Vice President of engineering at Shiva Networks, Jean played a major role in the company's Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and acquisitions. Prior to Shiva, Jean held senior management positions in R&D, M&A/Business Development, Technical Consulting and Product Management at Digital Equipment Corporation. Jean holds a Master of Science in Chemistry/Optics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from France.

“I am very excited about Converged Access’ opportunity to play a leadership role in the emerging application-aware networking market and look forward to working with a team that includes veterans like Jean Dubois to fully capitalize on this multi-billion dollar market opportunity,” said Suneby. “VoIP is going mainstream in the enterprise, which exposes severe limitations in the existing router and first generation bandwidth management appliance solutions. Converged Access addresses those limitations today, and also prepares our customers for a seamless migration to the emerging true converged IP applications.”

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