We Are NetBox Labs

NetBox Labs helps companies build and manage complex networks. We help customers accelerate network automation by delivering open, composable products and supporting the network automation community.

The company’s NetBox Cloud product offers an enterprise-grade, SaaS version of open source NetBox — the world’s most popular network source of truth. NetBox Labs is the commercial steward of NetBox and Orb, the next-generation open source network observability platform.

With dozens of customers like Dartmouth College and Constant Contact, and backed by investment from GGV Capital, Grafana Labs CEO Raj Dutt, Flybridge, IBM, Salesforce Ventures, and Mango Capital; NetBox Labs is building the open, composable network automation stack for networking teams.

NetBox Labs Leadership Team

About

Kris Beevers is the Co-founder and CEO of NetBox Labs. Previously, Kris co-founded and led NS1, which was acquired by IBM in 2023. He has founded and helped lead multiple other successful businesses in internet and network infrastructure. Kris is an engineer at heart and by background, and loves the leverage infrastructure innovation creates to accelerate technology an empower engineers to do their best work. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RPI and is perennially interested in too many things.

Kris Beevers

CEO

About

Jeremy Stretch is a Co-founder and the Chief NetBox Officer at NetBox Labs, as well as the creator and lead maintainer of the NetBox open source project. Building on his years of experience in network engineering, Jeremy focuses on developing the tools crucial to network automation systems. He resides in North Carolina with his wife and three children.

Jeremy Stretch

Chief NetBox Officer

About

Salil Jani is a Co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer of NetBox Labs. Salil found his passion in advising, building, and scaling early-stage companies while a partner at Norris Law, where he created and led the firm's venture tech and emerging companies practice. He most recently held the role of Chief Legal Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development at NS1, which was acquired by IBM in 2023. He holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Salil Jani

Chief Operating Officer

About

A seasoned software veteran, Bill leads NetBox Labs go-to-market teams as Chief Revenue Officer. He has held software leadership roles in Business Development, Sales, Customer Success, and more in companies large and small, all with a common theme - fast growth. Bill's previous experience includes running Business Development and Customer Success at New Relic, Global Channels and Alliances at Auth0, Chief Operating Officer at Sentry.io, and most recently SVP Business Development at NS1. Bill Graduated with a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Bill Lapcevic

Chief Revenue Officer

About

Mark Coleman is a Co-founder and the Chief Product Officer at NetBox Labs. He is responsible for the teams building and managing innovative features for the company's flagship products, NetBox Cloud and Orb, while fostering growth within the open-source ecosystem. Mark previously served as general manager of NetBox at NS1, which was acquired by IBM in 2023, and senior director of developer relations at Equinix Metal. Mark has also served as the marketing chairperson for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Mark Coleman

Chief Product Officer

About

Xiao Wei is a finance executive with over a decade of operating, financing, and M&A experience in enterprise software, digital advertising, and other technology verticals. Xiao serves as vice president of finance at NetBox Labs. He served as vice president of finance of NS1 prior to its acquisition by IBM in 2023. Previously, Xiao served as senior director of financial analytics at Xandr, fka AppNexus. Xiao also spent time as a private equity investor at Clearlake Capital and as an investment banker at Citigroup. He has a bachelor's degree in economics-math and biology from Columbia University.

Xiao Wei

Vice President of Finance

About

Shannon Weyrick is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of NetBox Labs. A veteran of internet infrastructure for over 25 years, Shannon is an accomplished technical architect, developer, and leader. Prior to NetBox Labs, he was the first employee at NS1 (acquired by IBM in 2023), where he led and built out both technology and teams for nine years. He is the creator of the open source Orb Network Observability platform and enjoys speaking at industry conferences.

Shannon Weyrick

Chief Technology Officer

About

Maggie Naron serves as Chief of Staff for NetBox Labs, where she plays an integral role in developing and maintaining the culture, operational processes, and wrangling strategies of the company to single handedly get things moving in the right direction. She held similar, critical roles in her time at NS1, leading up to its acquisition by IBM in 2023. She holds a finance degree from the University at Buffalo.

Maggie Naron

Chief of Staff

Board Members

About

David is Partner Emeritus at Flybridge. Prior to joining Flybridge in 2005, David spent nearly a decade focusing on early-stage investing at Greylock Partners and before that, held senior technology and management roles at Chipcom, an enterprise network software and equipment vendor. While working full-time on his MBA, David was co-founder and COO of HappyPuppy. Earlier in his career he held technical positions at Bell Labs where he developed secure network software.

David Aronoff

 Board Member

About

Raj Dutt is the CEO and co-founder of Grafana Labs. While in college, Raj founded Voxel, a cloud and hosting company acquired by Internap in 2012. His two great passions are observability and aviation; he got his private pilot's license almost 20 years ago and has completed his motorglider rating.

Raj Dutt

 Board Member

About

Glenn Solomon joined GGV Capital in 2006 as a Managing Partner and focuses on enterprise/cloud and software infrastructure investments. His portfolio includes some of the most influential category creators of the last several years, including Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB), Opendoor (NASDAQ: OPEN), Slack (NYSE: WORK), Square (NYSE: SQ), Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN), and HashiCorp (NASDAQ: HCP). He has helped 10 of his portfolio companies navigate the IPO process and portfolio companies AlienVault (acquired by AT&T) and Vdoo (acquired by JFROG), Streamlit (acquired by Snowflake), and NS1 (acquired by IBM) complete successful M&As.

Glenn Solomon

 Board Member

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