ExtraHop co-founder Raja Mukerji accepting the award for Innovation of the Year at the GeekWire Awards earlier this month.

ExtraHop looks to build business analytics powerhouse, lands $41 million from early Splunk investor

ExtraHop CEO Jesse Rothstein doesn’t think his business analytics startup is simply creating a great product. The pony-tailed entrepreneur — who prior to co-founding ExtraHop worked as a senior architect at F5 Networks — believes they are doing much more than that by defining an entirely new category. Some big-name investors agree. ExtraHop today is… Read More


Startup’s geeky stunt salutes the Seahawks’ 00001100th man

If there were any doubts that Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers is the “Nerd Bowl,” this should put them to rest. In a city filled with “12th Man” flags, Seattle-based tech company ExtraHop took a much more technical approach last night by putting the numbers “00001100″ — the… Read More


Tech Moves: Xbox vet joins 9Slides; Blessington lands at ExtraHop; Mixpo bolsters team

Aaron Khoo has joined Redmond online presentation startup 9Slides as director of engineering. Khoo is the former CTO at PaidPunch, and before that held numerous engineering roles at Microsoft, primarily working on Xbox. Khoo holds a PhD in computer science from Northwestern University. “Aaron brings in vast experience working with large companies like Microsoft where he managed… Read More


ExtraHop’s Jesse Rothstein: You judge a leader by the team they’ve built

ExtraHop CEO Jesse Rothstein wants to help the folks who “keep the lights on” in your IT department spend more time innovating. The Seattle startup, backed by Madrona Venture Group, Meritech Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, is developing a platform for enterprise IT organizations to manage applications in complex technology systems. What does that mean for… Read More


Tech Moves: Uber’s Broderick on the move; Qliance names COO; F5 execs get new gigs; etc.

Michelle Broderick has been promoted to lead the global marketing efforts for Uber, the fast-growing private driver service backed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Menlo Ventures, Goldman Sachs and others. Broderick had served as general manager of the Seattle region, and the company is currently looking to hire her replacement. Broderick said she’ll remain in Seattle…. Read More

Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel

Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel hops on board of ExtraHop

Sujal Patel has already built one powerhouse in the Pacific Northwest. Now, the Isilon Systems co-founder is lending his talents to an up-and-comer. Patel — who sold Isilon to EMC for a cool $2.25 billion in 2010 — is being named to the board of ExtraHop Networks today. In addition, ExtraHop has named former Isilon… Read More


ExtraHop names Palvi Mehta as CFO, continues hiring spree

ExtraHop Networks is adding some horsepower in the executives offices, tapping former RadioFrame and Newpath Networks executive Palvi Mehta as chief financial officer. ExtraHop, which helps companies monitor the performance of applications, has been undergoing a significant growth spurt in recent months. Spokesman Justin Baker says the company has more than tripled its workforce in… Read More