If IT and operations teams thought it was hard to contend with BYOD and Shadow IT, they must prepare for the latest siege on IT — the Internet of Things.
Abe Ankumah is the CEO and co-founder of Nyansa, an IT analytics and operations company in Palo Alto, Calif. Prior to starting Nyansa, he was director of products and alliances at Meraki (before Meraki’s $1.2 billion acquisition by Cisco). Before Meraki, Ankumah was responsible for products and business operations at Aruba Networks where he led the development and launch of two business units, including Aruba’s unified wireless and wired access solution.
Earlier in his career, Ankumah was part of the founding engineering team at the fabless semiconductor company, Fulcrum Microsystems (acquired by Intel), a leader in the low-latency switching market. He holds a BS degree from Caltech and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.