As F5's Senior Vice-President of Product Development and Chief Technical Officer, Karl Triebes
is responsible for overseeing the Company's technology roadmap and leading F5's engineering team.
Triebes has a successful track record of driving the development of enterprise networking and next
generation telecommunications products, including Layer 4-7 switches. Prior to F5, Triebes was the
CTO and Vice President of Engineering at Foundry Networks in San Jose, where he was responsible for
the strategic direction of corporate product architectures and technology roadmap. Karl received
his B.S in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.