Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 7, 2002

Cosmo Santullo – Sonicwall Inc (snwl)

COSMO SANTULLO is President and CEO of SonicWALL. Most recently he was President and CEO of Mirror Image Internet Inc., an Internet content delivery solutions provider. Prior to Mirror Image, Mr. Santullo served as the President of the e-Business solutions firm EMC Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise storage systems. In this position, he was responsible for sales, engineering, strategy and operations as well as building the Web hosting outsourcing and application services business. Prior to this, Mr. Santullo was Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at EMC. Prior to Mr. Santullo's post at EMC, he held various management positions over a 20-year tenure at IBM, most recently as General Manger of the multibillion-dollar North American Personal Systems Group. In this position, he was responsible for sales, marketing, and business management of IBM's North American PC operation. Mr. Santullo received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Princeton University. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with some background on SonicWALL ' how you view

the company today?

Mr. Santullo: Historically, brothers Sreekanth Ravi and Sudhakar Ravi

founded SonicWALL over 10 years