Gus Robertson

SVP & GM of NGINX, F5 Networks

Gus Robertson joined F5 in 2019 as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of NGINX.

Previously, he served as CEO of NGINX, Inc., which was acquired by F5. Gus joined NGINX as CEO in 2012 when the company had no commercial offerings or revenue and a staff of eight. Over the next six years, he grew NGINX to more than 250 employees and raised over $100 million in venture capital from such investors as Goldman Sachs and NEA.

Prior to joining NGINX, he worked at Red Hat for ten years, first as Vice President of the Asia Pacific region and then leading Global Business Development from the US. Before joining Red Hat, Gus ran the Asia Pacific region for Visio, prior to its acquisition by Microsoft in 2000.

Gus studied Marketing at Charles Sturt University in Australia and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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