Kevin Formby

Kevin Formby

VP, Market Development

Kevin has extensive general and product management/marketing experience across a wide range of technology companies in the defense, fintech, aerospace and telecommunications industries in both the US and Europe. He currently heads up the taps and bypass business of Ixia and is also a subject matter expert for monitoring solutions within the finance sector.

Prior to joining Ixia, he was CEO of the Syracuse, NY headquarted Datacom Systems, and prior to that was head of business development for the NZ based data capture company Endace. As well as working for IT hardware development companies he has also had extensive experience working within service providers such as SITA, BT (British Telecom) and Equant (now Orange). He was one of the founders of the fintech network provider Radianz where he ran sales in North America.

Deep down Kevin is a 'techy' at heart and still looks back to his first challenging job as a radar systems engineer developing weapon systems in the UK to shoot down aircraft and cruise missiles!

He holds a 1st Class Honors Degree from the UK University of Birmingham in Electronic and Communications Engineering and is a UK Chartered Engineer. He holds dual US and UK citizenship.