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Executive Vice President, Sales

Local Address: Georgia, United States
Silver Spring Networks Inc
555 Broadway St.
Redwood City, California 94063
United States

Company Description: Silver Spring Networks (NYSE: SSNi) is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring's pioneering IPv6 networking...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    NOR.WEB Ltd

Education

  • MBA
    Duke University's Fuqua School of Business
  • Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MBA
    Duke University
  • BS , Mechanical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
44 Total References
Web References
Grid Management Team | Smart Grid Leaders & Experts | Silver Springs Networks
www.silverspringnet.com, 26 June 2014 [cached]
Daniel J. Middleton Executive Vice President, Sales
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Daniel J. Middleton, Executive Vice President, Sales
Dan Middleton has been with Silver Spring Networks since 2007 and has been sales leader for the company driving business in US and Australia as well as efforts in Brazil. Dan is a seasoned sales executive with more than 20 years of experience, having spent more than 10 years at Nortel Networks in various global Sales, Marketing, and Business Development roles. He holds a BME in Engineering from Georgia Tech and holds an MBA from Duke University.
Silver Spring Networks Appoints Vice President of Worldwide Sales
www.silverspringnet.com, 8 Jan 2007 [cached]
San Mateo, CA, January 8, 2007 - Following a year of successful customer pilots, product advancements and significant funding developments, Silver Spring Networks announced today that Dan Middleton has joined the company as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. He will lead the sales organization and strategy development, reporting to Scott Lang, President and CEO.
"We are delighted to welcome Dan to Silver Spring Networks.
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"As a veteran of the data networking industry, I recognize that Silver Spring Networks' standards-based solutions have unique value for the utility industry to create and deliver a host of interactive applications to its customers" said Dan. "With our open approach, utilities will lower operating costs, increase customer interaction in both traditional and alternative energy and improve the service reliability of their networks."
Prior to joining Silver Spring Networks, Dan was General Manager and Senior Vice President of Riverstone Networks, a leading IP data networking company. He joined Riverstone in 2004 to turn it around and expand its IP networking business. Dan helped shape and execute on the strategy that delivered strong fiscal and customer growth. This success resulted in Lucent Technologies $207 million purchase of Riverstone Networks in April 2006.
For the 10 years prior to joining Riverstone, Dan held various executive positions with Nortel Networks. His leadership included roles such as the Vice President for the Enterprise Data businesses across EMEA, Vice President of IP Technical Sales and Support in the Americas, Global Marketing and Business Development VP for the Cable TV market. He also ran Nortel Asia's efforts with the Broadband industry's expansion from video into new two-way, interactive solutions.
In 1998, Dan was part of the executive team that created NOR.WEB Ltd, a European-based venture between Nortel Networks and United Utilities. NOR.WEB was the pioneer in Broadband Over Powerline (BPL) solutions for the utility industry. In early 1998, Dan helped to establish the marketing and customer strategy for this new joint venture in Europe. Later, he returned to the US to lead the formation of a new company to address the unique US electrical infrastructure with Broadband access.
Before joining Nortel Networks, Dan was the Director of Sales for York International Corporation, an Enterprise oriented supplier of industrial HVAC and process equipment in North America.
Dan holds a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Silver Spring Networks :: About Us :: Management
www.silverspringnet.com, 8 Feb 2008 [cached]
Dan Middleton - Vice President of Sales
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Dan Middleton - Vice President of Sales
Dan brings over 20 years of sales leadership and experience to Silver Spring Networks.
Prior to joining Silver Spring Networks, Dan was General Manager and Senior Vice President of Riverstone.He joined Riverstone in 2004 to turn around and expand the networking business across the Americas.Dan helped shape and execute on the strategy that resulted in Lucent Technologies $207 million purchase of Riverstone Networks.
Before Riverstone, Dan held various executive positions with Nortel Networks.His increasingly senior roles included Vice President for the Enterprise Data businesses, Vice President of IP Technical Sales and Support, leading the Global Marketing and Business Development for the Cable TV market and managing Nortel Asia's efforts with the Cable TV industry's expansion from video into telephony and high speed data solutions.
In 1998, Dan was part of the executive team that created NOR.WEB Limited, a European-based venture between Nortel Networks and United Utilities.In early 1998, Dan helped to establish the marketing and customer strategy for this new joint venture in Europe.Later, he returned to the US to lead the formation of a new company to address the unique US electrical infrastructure with Broadband access.
Before joining Nortel Networks, Dan was the Director of Sales for York International Corporation, an Enterprise oriented supplier of industrial HVAC and process equipment in North America.
Dan holds a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Riverstone Appoints Dan Middleton as Vice President, North American Sales - datawarehousingsurvival.com
www.datawarehousingsurvival.com [cached]
Riverstone Appoints Dan Middleton as Vice President, North American Sales
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Riverstone Networks, (Pink Sheets: RSTN) today announced the appointment of Dan Middleton as its Vice President of Sales for North America.Middleton will oversee the sales organization responsible for growing Riverstone's business in the U.S. and Canada through both direct and indirect partner sales, including Lucent Technologies and Sonus Networks.
Middleton joins Riverstone after ten years with Nortel Networks where held a number of senior sales and marketing positions.Most recently, he served as a sales Vice President in Nortel's Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) region, where he was responsible for expanding Nortel's IP Convergence Business.In addition, he improved the indirect Systems Integration partner model and the impact of the Direct Sales force in EMEA.
"Dan brings a broad base of experience to the table, including a strong understanding of customers' business models, converged network infrastructures and, in particular, how Ethernet networks enable new services and applications," said Oscar Rodriguez, CEO, Riverstone Networks.
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"We look to Dan to further invigorate our sales efforts in North America, where demand for carrier Ethernet is beginning to accelerate."
Middleton is a Georgia native, and holds an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech.
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Premises Networks News for premises industry professionals
www.premisesnetworks.com, 18 Oct 2005 [cached]
"Carrier Ethernet is fundamentally changing how service providers compete, making it easier for smaller companies to enter markets and allowing established providers to inexpensively extend their services to new markets," said Dan Middleton, General Manager and Vice President of Sales, North America, Riverstone Networks.
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