Leadership bio

Karl Driesen

Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Karl brings more than 20 years of industry experience in building and leading sales teams and businesses. A proven sales leader, he has driven the business of Infoblox, Palo Alto Networks and most recently Rubrik, enabling these companies to transform from startups to publicly listed companies. Before joining Aviatrix, he served as head of EMEA sales for Rubrik and Karl also started the EMEA business for Elasitica which was later acquired by Symantec. Karl has been instrumental in creating go-to-market strategies for early stage companies. As the Vice President, EMEA of Palo Alto Networks, he built a team of more than 200 members and a business of over $200M in annual bookings within five years. Karl also served as the Vice President, EMEA at Infoblox where he grew the business from inception to over $40M run rate in annual bookings in four years.

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