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Paul Barrett


Boston, MA

Member Since November 2022




Paul Barrett is Chief Technology Officer for NETSCOUT, where he oversees the development of network assurance and cybersecurity solutions for the world’s largest companies and governments. Paul has over two decades of expertise in the analysis of network communications, with specialties in unified communications, end-user experience measurement, digital signal processing, and intellectual property. For much of his career, Paul has been actively involved in creating international standards for information and communication technologies, including serving in chair positions with study groups with the United Nations’ International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Paul is a named inventor on 20 patent applications. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE in the United States and a Chartered Engineer and Member of the IET in the United Kingdom. Paul holds a master’s degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from the University of York in the UK.

Published content


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When we seek efficiency, automation is not only our friend, but often the only practical approach.

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The cloud migration programs of very large organizations are often not as advanced as their smaller counterparts.

Company details


Company bio

A leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience. NETSCOUT delivers unmatched service visibility and protects the digital infrastructure that supports our connected world.



Area of focus

Network Security
Network Hardware
Information Technology

Company size

1,001 - 5,000