Sakhnini from his barrio will be responsible for leading the sales and pre-sales engineering teams as well as planning and executing channel and marketing strategies to help develop Brocade’s business in the region.
Sakhnini happens to be a networking industry veteran with over 21 years of experience in various senior technical management roles including his last position as director, systems engineering, MEMA at Brocade. He started his career as a networking engineer with CNS, a leading UAE based infrastructure integrator and managed services provider. He moved to 3Com and was responsible for systems engineering activities in the Middle East and North Africa.
He also served at Foundry Networks as systems engineer for a little less than eight years before the company was acquired by Brocade. Ever since then, he has been involved in building a stable, result oriented and customer driven pre-sales engineering team at Brocade.
Marcus Jewell, vice president EMEA at Brocade articulates, that, “Yarob has been instrumental in shaping the success of Brocade in the region so far. His long history with the company, high degree of technical competence, extensive engagement with customers and partners and deep understanding of market dynamics make him the ideal candidate to lead Brocade’s efforts across MEMA. We expect Yarob to drive the sales team to deliver the true value of our technologies to customers.”