Board Director Ingrid  Burton at Aerohive  Portrait

Ingrid Burton

Board Director

Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Ingrid Burton has joined the board of Aerohive. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.

About Ingrid

Ingrid currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer at, an open source AI and machine learning technology company, which position she assumed as of February 2018. Previously, from July 2015 to March 2017, she was Chief Marketing Officer of Hortonworks, a data software company. From January 2013 to June 2015, Ingrid was S.V.P. for Technology and Innovation Marketing, with SAP, a global software company. She previously held chief marketing officer positions with Silver Spring Networks and Plantronics, and held various executive and senior management positions over 20 years with Sun Microsystems involved with corporate marketing and branding.

Ingrid holds a B.A. in Mathematics with a focus in Computer Science from San Jose State University.

About Aerohive

Aerohive uses Cloud Management, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence to radically simplify and secure the Access Network. Our Cloud Managed Wireless, Switching, Routing, and Security technologies provide unrivaled flexibility in deployment, management, and licensing. Credited with pioneering Controller-less Wi-Fi and Cloud Management, Aerohive delivers continuous innovation at Cloud-speed that constantly challenges the industry norm, allowing customers to rethink what’s possible. Our innovations and global cloud footprint radically simplify Access Network operation for 30,000+ customers and 10+ million daily users.

Placement Update

Aerohive Networks was acquired by Extreme Networks in 2019 - Ingrid Burton was elected to serve on the Extreme board of directors after this acquisition.

David Flynn Portrait

I’m delighted that Ingrid is joining Aerohive’s board and will bring decades of knowledge and experience in strategy, positioning, open source, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). Ingrid has advised and led several growth companies as a marketing expert and has solidified her role in driving brand and marketing transformation, positioning companies for growth. We look forward to Ingrid’s contributions as we continue to seal our place as an industry leader in cloud-managed networking, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

David Flynn, CEO, Aerohive
Ingrid Burton Portrait

I am thrilled to join the Aerohive board. Aerohive has the vision to deliver the next generation of AI-driven networking in the cloud. Their continuous innovation and leadership in this space makes this a very exciting opportunity. I look forward to helping the team deliver on its mission to provide limitless network intelligence for organizations globally.

Ingrid Burton, Board Member, Aerohive
Dotty Schaffer Portrait

Ingrid’s marketing expertise covers the full spectrum from product to branding, and has helped launch new products as well as reshape established ones. She will be an invaluable resource on the board at Aerohive.

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners