Larry Zulch Named CEO of Savvius
Technology industry veteran selected to drive company growth, expand leadership position in network packet intelligence for performance and security
WALNUT CREEK, Calif - February 18, 2016 – Savvius™, Inc., a leader in packet intelligence solutions for network performance management and security investigations, today announced that Larry Zulch has been named Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Former CEO and co-founder of Savvius, Tim McCreery, will assume the new role of Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer.
"Since joining Savvius as president a year ago," said McCreery, "Larry has been instrumental in applying our leadership position in packet intelligence to new solutions like Savvius Insight for remote offices and Savvius Vigil for enabling network forensics in security breach investigations. His drive to grow the business by expanding our product roadmap, strengthening our partnerships, and entering new markets makes him a fantastic choice for CEO."
Zulch brings extensive experience to Savvius building collaborative, high-performance teams in the technology space. As president and CEO of Savvius, Zulch is responsible for all of the company’s operations, including worldwide sales, engineering, product strategy and management, marketing and human resources.
"Savvius is on an incredible trajectory, with strong business growth, technological innovation in security and networking, key industry partnerships, and most importantly, an incredible team of dedicated people," said Zulch. "Our new products and expanded sales channel put us in an excellent position to continue that growth, and I look forward to exceeding customer expectations for effectively managing their network and investigating security breaches."
Prior to joining Savvius, Zulch was chief strategy and development officer at SQLstream, the leading standards-compliant platform for big data stream processing. He has also served as president and CEO of Photometics, Inc., executive chairman and interim CEO of PLC Diagnostics, and vice president and officer at EMC Corporation. Before EMC, Zulch co-founded Dantz Development Corporation, makers of data protection software, and served as its CEO until Dantz was acquired by EMC.
Zulch has served on the board of directors for several companies including FreeRange Communications (chairman; acquired by Handmark), PLC Diagnostics (merged with iNDx Healthcare), iNDx Healthcare, Cloud Engines, NeoLogic, and LESCO. He received a BA in Economics from the University of California, Davis.