Lyndon Cantor
Lyndon Cantor
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Sandvine, Lyn most recently served as President of Tektronix Communications (a Danaher Company) during which he helped lead and grow the business to the #1 leadership position (42% share) in a $1.3B segment. While at Tektronix, Lyn’s scope was full P&L accountability of the multi-national business with over $460M in revenue, 27% operating profit, and 1,300+ associates.

Over the course of his 30-year career, Lyn has accumulated a broad executive leadership background in the Telecom, Enterprise and Information Technology software industries ranging from Fortune 200 and Mid-Cap ($1B+) companies (including Visual Network Systems, Inet Technologies, QMS / Minolta and C.Itoh Electronics) as well as experience taking a private company through a very successful IPO and ultimately to a market leadership position.

In addition to his earlier career learnings, Lyn’s eight years of service in Danaher and exposure to their DBS methodology provides a great set of experiences using specific and relevant lean tools and techniques to help sustainably drive growth, improve business processes, and strengthen product reliability and internal operations.
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Lyndon Cantor
Chief Executive Officer
   
Mark Driedger
Mark Driedger
Chief Operating Officer
Mark joins Sandvine from Tektronix Communications (a Danaher Company) where he was the VP Operations with responsibility for manufacturing, supply chain, commercial marketing, and adoption of the Danaher Business System of lean and growth tools. Previously, he was VP Solutions (engineering, service, and delivery), VP Products (product management and engineering), and VP/GM for a rapidly growing $250M business unit.

During eight years on the Tektronix Communications executive team, Mark saw operating margin increase five fold, and operating profit increase more than an order of magnitude. The Danaher Business System tools were a key enabler of this performance. Mark led Strategic Planning, Policy Deployment, Value Stream Mapping, Structured Problem Solving, Growth Assessments, Funnel Management, and various other growth and profitability initiatives.

Prior to joining Tektronix Communications, Mark spent 18 years with Nortel Networks where he held leadership roles in engineering and product management, including VP PLM for the GSM Access and VoIP/IMS businesses. He has led and built global teams of 50-1000 and has worked in Canada, Europe, and the US.  Mark holds a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and is co-author of two patents.
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Mark Driedger
Chief Operating Officer
   
Alexander Haväng
Alexander Haväng
Chief Technical Officer
Alexander is the CTO of Sandvine and is responsible for the company's strategic technology direction. Haväng is widely known and a respected authority in the open source community, and is the lead architect for Sandvine's industry-recognized, Active Network Intelligence solutions.

Earlier in his career, Haväng was one of the chief architects for the open source streaming server software Icecast, along with the secure file transfer protocol GSTP. He spent the early part of his career at IDA systems, an IT solution provider for the Swedish government, along with a stint in the Swedish military. Haväng studied computer science at the Linköping University in Sweden.
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Alexander Haväng
Chief Technical Officer
   
Richard Deggs
Richard Deggs
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Richard provides Sandvine with over 17 years of financial and management expertise in technology, software, and telecommunications to the company.

Prior to joining Sandvine, he served as VP, Finance and CFO for Tektronix Communications (a Danaher Company), a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement, and monitoring instrumentation. During his tenure as CFO of Tektronix Communications, the company’s revenue grew at 13% CAGR to greater than $450M and operating profits expanded at 27% CAGR to greater than $125M. He played significant roles in acquiring four companies resulting in approximately $500M of deployed strategic capital. Prior to Tektronix Communications, he also held significant financial management roles at Inet Technologies and Sterling Software.

He holds a BBA in Finance from Midwestern State University and an MBA in Finance from Texas Christian University.
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Richard Deggs
Chief Financial Officer
   
Samir Marwaha
Samir Marwaha
Chief Marketing Officer
Samir has 30 years of experience in the communications industry and leads Marketing and Portfolio Management in his CMO capacity. Prior to Sandvine, he was VP & GM of New Markets BU at Netscout.

Prior to that, he was VP of Products & Portfolio Management for both Service Provider and Enterprise businesses. He was instrumental in successfully harmonizing the portfolio of disparate businesses from Netscout’s acquisition of Danaher’s communication platform. He held several key leadership positions in the company in his 18 year tenure, including Product Management, Channel Sales, and Product and Commercial Marketing.

Samir has worked in various capacities at Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent in Engineering and Services organizations. He holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
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Samir Marwaha
Chief Marketing Officer
   
Alan Petry
Alan Petry
Senior Vice President of Customer Success
Alan is Sandvine’s Senior Vice President of Customer Success, leading all post-sales activities for the company and working with customers to support the deployment and usage of Sandvine’s Active Network Intelligence solutions.

Prior to joining Sandvine, Alan accumulated over 30 years of experience in the telecom industry, holding various senior executive positions at Ericsson, Nokia Siemens, and AT&T Mobility. Most recently, he was the VP & COO Managed Services at Ericsson, where he managed Tier 1 strategic customer engagements and led delivery on a full spectrum of IT and Communications Network managed services for telecom clients.
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Alan Petry
Senior Vice President of Customer Success
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