Management Team

Matthew McRae, Chief Executive Officer

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Matthew McRae has served as our Chief Executive Officer since February 2018. Mr. McRae previously served as NETGEAR’s Senior Vice President of Strategy since October 2017. Mr. McRae previously served as the Chief Technology Officer of Vizio Inc. from March 2010 to October 2017, and prior to that served as its Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Products Group, from August 2008 to March 2010. From July 2007 to August 2008, Mr. McRae served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of Fabrik (now part of HGST, Inc.), a provider of data storage and next generation web services, and prior to that, from 2001 to June 2007, was the Senior Director, Worldwide Business Development at Cisco Systems Inc., a leader in networking services. Mr. McRae has served on the board of Dedicated Hosting Services, Inc. (d/b/a Streaming Media Hosting), a private content delivery network company, since 2014, and on the board of the UC Irvine Institute for Innovation since June 2015. He previously served on the board of the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics at the Business School of Chapman University from 2012 to 2015. Mr. McRae holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Gordon Mattingly, Chief Financial Officer

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Gordon Mattingly has served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2020. Mr. Mattingly previously was our SVP of Finance from July 2018 to June 2020. Previously, Mr. Mattingly served as NETGEAR’s Vice President Financial Planning & Analysis from 2011 to July 2018, where he was responsible for overseeing forecasting and budgeting for NETGEAR’s worldwide operations. Prior to that, Mr. Mattingly was the Managing Director of NETGEAR International Limited in Ireland and headed up Finance and Accounting for NETGEAR’s international Operations since 2006. Mr. Mattingly joined NETGEAR in 2003 as its European Accounting Manager, based in the United Kingdom. Before joining NETGEAR, Mr. Mattingly held various European finance positions within US Technology companies such as RealNetworks, Inc., International Business Machines, and Tivoli Systems Inc.

Mr. Mattingly began his career in finance with the London audit firm of Mazars Group, where he specialized in audits at Lloyd’s of London and qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Mattingly also qualified in 2013 as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Mr. Mattingly holds a BSc in Economics and Accountancy from Southampton University in the United Kingdom.

Brian Busse, General Counsel

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Brian Busse has served as our General Counsel since July 2018. Previously Mr. Busse was NETGEAR’s Vice President Intellectual Property & Litigation where he was responsible for overseeing NETGEAR’s worldwide litigation, intellectual property, privacy and licensing matters. Before joining NETGEAR in September 2009, Mr. Busse served as Counsel in the Intellectual Property Litigation Department of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Menlo Park, California beginning in December 2008 where he represented public and private technology companies in a wide range of intellectual property litigation matters, including all aspects of patent litigation, including trial, discovery, law and motion, and claim construction.

Mr. Busse began practicing law with the New York firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, advising clients on various areas of litigation. Mr. Busse holds a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from Oregon State University, and a B.S. in Physics from Virginia Tech. Mr. Busse is admitted to practice law in California and New York.

Lily Knowles, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Care

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Lily Knowles has served as our SVP of Sales, Marketing and Customer Care since June 2020. Previously, Ms. Knowles served as our SVP of Marketing and Customer Care from January 2018 to June 2020. Prior to joining Arlo, Ms. Knowles was the Senior Vice President of Marketing at VIZIO where she led all aspects of marketing across all of VIZIO’s product lines and services, including corporate marketing, product marketing, retail marketing, and digital marketing. Ms. Knowles has held senior marketing, NPI and GTM leadership roles with consumer electronics and technology companies including Fabrik, Linksys, and Universal Electronics. She holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.A. of Biochemistry from Azusa Pacific University.

Tejas Shah, Senior Vice President of Product and Chief Information Officer

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Tejas Shah has served as our SVP of Product since May 2019 and our Chief Information Officer since July 2018. Mr. Shah is responsible for Product Management, Customer Success, Cloud Operations, Cybersecurity and Corporate IT functions. Mr. Shah also serves as a board advisor for Bugcrowd, a crowd sourced security platform. Previously, Mr. Shah was NETGEAR’s Chief Information Officer. Before joining NETGEAR in August 2008, Mr. Shah held leadership positions in consulting services with NaviSite and Tata Consultancy. Mr. Shah has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Statistics from Gujarat University. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA.

Scott McManigal, Senior Vice President of Design and Experience

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Scott McManigal has served as our SVP of Design and Experience since March 2018, where he is responsible for Arlo’s user experience design and research, industrial design and mechanical engineering. Previously, Mr. McManigal was the Vice President of Design at VIZIO, where he set the creative vision and drove design, definition and execution for all products in VIZIO’s portfolio. Prior to joining VIZIO in 2009, Mr. McManigal held creative leadership, product development, engineering and design positions at OpenPeak, Herbst Lazar Bell, BMW/Designworks, Mattel Toys and Patton Design. He holds a B.A. from Stanford University, where he studies Product Design.

Antoinette Switzer, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources

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Antoinette Switzer has served as our SVP of Worldwide Human Resources since July 2018. Previously, Ms. Switzer was NETGEAR’s Vice President of Human Resources International, where she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of Human Resource and Talent Management for NETGEAR’s EMEA and APAC Operations since July 2013. Ms. Switzer was also the Managing Director of NETGEAR International Limited in Ireland from September 2011 to July 2018. Ms. Switzer joined NETGEAR in 2006 as their Senior Human Resource Manager for EMEA, and subsequently held the position of director EMEA and APAC based in Cork, Ireland.

Before joining NETGEAR, Ms. Switzer held the position of European Human Resource Manager with Ryanair based out of Stansted, London where she had responsibility for the setup and running of several European Airline bases as well as full Human Resource management for thousands of employees and contractors across Ryanair’s extensive European network.

Ms. Switzer began her career in Human Resources with PC Company Gateway 2000 in Dublin, Ireland where she gained extensive experience in European Human Resource Management, call center management and technical support. Ms. Switzer will be awarded a Master of Science in Coaching Psychology from University College Cork in 2019. Ms. Switzer holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Dublin City University and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.