Apstra Management Team

Mansour Karam - CEO - Founder

Mansour Karam

CEO
Founder

Mansour Karam is an entrepreneur and executive with a passion and successful track record for building high tech infrastructure companies from the ground up. As CEO and Founder of Apstra, Mansour is responsible for setting the product vision and leading the company’s culture and business.

Sasha Ratkovic - CTO - Founder

Sasha Ratkovic

CTO
Founder

Sasha is a thought leader in domain abstractions and data model driven automation. As CTO at Apstra, he drives the architecture direction of the Apstra Operating System and is deeply involved in all aspects of the Apstra Product and Engineering efforts.

David Cheriton - Founder - Chief Scientist

David Cheriton

Founder
Chief Scientist

David Cheriton is a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University and a world-renowned researcher in the areas of networking and distributed systems with numerous widely cited publications and patents.

Manish Sampat - Vice President Engineering

Manish Sampat

Vice President
Engineering

Manish Sampat is a seasoned strategic leader who brings more than 20 years of experience to Apstra at a time when the company is expected to change the competitive landscape as a pioneer in intent-based networking.

Michael Wood - Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Wood

Chief Marketing Officer
and Vice President of Product

Michael is responsible for product, marketing and revenue growth at Apstra. He is a seasoned strategic leader with nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of scaling businesses, product management, product marketing, driving revenue, incorporating process, outbound marketing, and demand generation.