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Ixia CEO, Bethany Mayer, Selected as One of the 2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Posted 03/30/2016

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2016-- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced that the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Bethany Mayer, has been chosen by the National Diversity Council as one of the 2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology.

“The 2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology list honors female executive leaders of the highest caliber within the tech industry,” said Dennis Kennedy, founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “It is my honor to announce this group of powerful and inspirational women who have reached new heights of achievement in business.”

2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology is a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry. Selection to the list was based on the following criteria:

  • Top leader in her organization and profession
  • Directly contributes to business growth or strategic direction of the organization
  • Maintains a record of accomplishments in areas of expertise
  • Effective role model who inspires other women and is active in mentoring the next generation of female professionals in the industry
  • Operates with the highest integrity and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrates a commitment to corporate citizenship

“I am honored to be among such an incredible group of influential and effective professionals, who are making a real difference in the technology industry,” said Bethany Mayer, President and Chief Executive Officer at Ixia. “Being selected to the list is not just about me. It is a reflection of the commitment of every Ixia employee around the world who I have the privilege to work side by side with every day.”

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Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks to make their applications stronger. Learn more at

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