Kirk Dunn

Kirk Dunn (B.A. '83)

Kirk uses his diversified range of technology engineering, marketing, sales and management experience to oversee Cloudera's business operations. During his nearly 20-year career, Kirk has worked extensively with established companies, high-growth organizations and Fortune 200 accounts, successfully building strategic sales and product divisions, and leading international expansions.   Since April 2015, he has been a board member at both Apcera (San Francisco) and Lastline, Inc. (Redwood City).  Apcera provides a policy-driven platform called ContinuumTM, which enables enterprise IT organizations to deploy, orchestrate, and govern a diverse set of workloads, on the premise or in the cloud.  Lastline, Inc. helps companies detect active breaches caused by advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks, and evasive malware with its software-based Breach Detection Platform.   Previously, he was COO of Cloudera from 2011 until June 2015.  Kirk served as the CEO of PowerFile, Inc, which was successfully sold to Hitachi LG Data Storage, and was CEO of Bang Networks Inc. Prior to joining Bang Networks, Kirk served as Vice President of North American Field Operations at Inktomi. He came to Inktomi from Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET), where he held executive positions in sales, marketing and professional services. Kirk also worked for IBM in senior sales positions.

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