Rick Richards has been a part of the SE community in Phoenix since 2007.  He has helped educate local IT teams on many diverse technologies such as WAN Acceleration, Application Delivery Controllers, Application Performance Monitoring, and Network Performance Monitoring and with that education assisted those same teams in making IT purchasing decisions that were both impactful to their day to day jobs and positive to the company bottom line.  Rick has been with ExtraHop for 2.5 years and is passionate about the platform and the capabilities that it puts at the fingertips of the IT Security professional.