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Ixia President and CEO, Bethany Mayer, Honored as the Global Leader of the Year at 2017 Women in IT Awards

Posted 02/01/2017

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2017-- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, announced today that Bethany Mayer, president and chief executive officer (CEO), has been recognized at the 2017 Women in IT Awards, the world’s largest tech diversity event, as the Global Leader of the Year.

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Ixia president and CEO Bethany Mayer honored at the 2017 Women in IT Awards, the world's largest tech diversity event, as Global Leader of the Year. (Photo: Business Wire)

The Women in IT Awards, organized by Information Age in partnership with Amazon Web Services, aims to tackle the technology industry’s gender imbalance by identifying new female role models and promoting collective dialogue around diversity among key industry stakeholders. The initiative has gathered resounding support from trade associations, politicians, and companies of all sizes and sectors since launching in 2015.

Bethany Mayer, who took over as president and CEO of Ixia in late 2014, has been a driving force behind the company’s continued expansion of its product portfolio beyond network testing and into the visibility solutions markets.

“Encouraging and supporting women who have a passion for technology has been personally meaningful, as well as professionally rewarding,” stated Bethany Mayer, president and CEO of Ixia. “It is an honor to be among the professionals recognized as role models for the future generation of women pursuing careers in technology.”

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