Phil Griston has worked in the network, security and applications markets for more than two decades. At Gigamon, Phil leads a team responsible for channel marketing and building technology partner relationships with other technology companies and incubating business opportunities with them. Prior to joining Gigamon, Phil has led Business Development at companies such as Accedian Networks, Cariden Technologies and Parc Technologies building technology and sales partnerships with Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel-Lucent among others. Phil also spent several years at Cisco involved in technology acquisition through licensing, partnership and M&A. Originally from England, Phil has also held international leadership roles at BMC Software, Cable & Wireless and Sun Microsystems. Phil holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the City University Business School in London, UK.