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F5 Adds Nick Mehta and Marie E. Myers to Its Board of Directors

January 9, 2019

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 9, 2019--F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV ) today announced the appointment of Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight, Inc., and Marie E. Myers, CFO of UiPath, Inc., to its Board of Directors. Mehta and Myers bring considerable leadership backgrounds to F5’s Board, along with valuable technology expertise.

Nick Mehta, 41, joins F5’s Board as Chief Executive Officer of Gainsight, a leading customer success SaaS platform provider. Prior to Gainsight, he served as CEO of LiveOffice (acquired by Symantec in January 2012), and held several product management and engineering leadership roles at Symantec. Mehta holds a B.A. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College and an M.S. in Computer Science from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

“Nick’s executive experience with SaaS organizations and technologies make him a tremendous addition to our Board,” said François Locoh-Donou, president and CEO of F5. “As F5 expands its solutions further into cloud, managed services, and SaaS offerings, we look forward to incorporating his industry perspectives into our business strategies and go-to-market efforts.”

Marie E. Myers, 50, joins F5’s Board as Chief Financial Officer of UiPath, Inc., a robotic process automation company. Prior to UiPath, Myers served as the Global Controller for HP, Inc., and previously held the role of HP’s Vice President of Finance for the Personal Systems Group, Americas. She also serves as President Emeritus of the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement, a non-profit focused on IP protection in the information technology industry. Myers holds a B.A. and B.S. in Economics from University of Queensland and an M.B.A. with a focus in Marketing and Finance from the University of St. Thomas.

“Marie’s extensive experience as a finance executive for a multinational technology company, her expertise in automation, and her passion for diversity make her an ideal fit for F5’s Board given our growing global operations,” added Locoh-Donou. “We’re excited to add her acumen to our Board.”

These additions expand F5’s Board of Directors to twelve members, ten of whom are independent.

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) gives the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. F5 delivers cloud and security application services that enable organizations to embrace the infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to  f5.com. You can also follow  @f5networks  on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn  and  Facebook  for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.

F5 is a trademark or service mark of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: Suzanne DuLong

F5 Investor Relations

(206) 272-7049

s.dulong@f5.comNathan Misner

F5 Communications

(206) 272-7494

n.misner@f5.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY INTERNET NETWORKS SOFTWARE SECURITY

SOURCE: F5 Networks

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