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Norman Rice

Chief Commercial OfficerExtreme Networks

Boston, MA

Member Since March 2023


Corporate Development


Norman serves as Chief Commercial Officer, leading the company’s sales, services and supply chain organizations with a focus on driving revenue growth. In addition, Norman is the Executive Sponsor for the Sports and Entertainment industry and the company’s National Football League (NFL) partnership. Rice joined Extreme in 2015 and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure, he architected successful go-to-market sales motions including building the company’s stadium and venue business, orchestrating large opportunities with Verizon and Kroger, and managing the company through a complex macro supply chain environment. Norman holds a master’s degree in management and an MS in Engineering, both from Dartmouth College, where he was a Scoville Fellow and Woodhouse Scholar award winner, as well as a BS from the University of Michigan.

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Wireless connectivity is about to get even faster, and networks will soon be able to support more devices. This development brings us one step closer to the topic at hand: a world powered by ambient computing.

The network is the secret sauce in the next phase of AI/automation


AI is already part of our work, play, and day-to-day. But I see even more significant possibilities for the role of the network, AI, and automation in today’s enterprise.

Company details

Extreme Networks

Company bio

Extreme Networks, Inc. is a leader in cloud networking focused on delivering services that connect devices, applications, and people in new ways. We push the boundaries of technology by leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before.



Area of focus

Cloud Management
Network Hardware

Company size

1,001 - 5,000