Blue Ridge Networks Announces New President, Srini Mirmira


CHANTILLY, Va.Dec. 5, 2018 — Blue Ridge Networks today announced the promotion of Dr. Srini Mirmira to President of Blue Ridge Networks.

Prior to his promotion, Dr. Mirmira served as the company’s Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions, overseeing the development and market introduction of its next generation solutions. In his new leadership position, he is responsible for leading critical elements of the company’s business including executing corporate strategy, establishing strategic partnerships in key verticals, and overseeing the continued expansion of its cybersecurity solutions.

In various roles in his career, Dr. Mirmira has been responsible for product development, commercialization of new technologies, investing in and securing financing for programs and companies, managing domestic and international programs, and developing regulatory policies to create new markets.

Prior to joining Blue Ridge Networks, Dr. Mirmira served as a consultant to the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has also worked for the U.S. Department of Energy as a Senior Advisor for International Affairs and as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Dr. Mirmira served as a partner at RedShift Ventures.

In addition to his successful work in government, business and technology, Dr. Mirmira also holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA with concentrations in finance and economics from the University of Chicago.

“Srini has been an invaluable member of our growing team, and I am confident in his ability to position Blue Ridge for growth in large and expanding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and other critical infrastructure enterprise markets,” said John Higginbotham, CEO of Blue Ridge Networks. “Under his leadership, Blue Ridge Networks will continue its expansion to deliver to our customers effective, practical solutions that safeguard against current and future cybersecurity threats.”

About Blue Ridge® Networks
Based in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Networks is a visionary cybersecurity pioneer providing proven network access and endpoint security solutions. Its products isolate, contain, and protect critical operations and endpoints to provide a new layer of cybersecurity defense that eliminates vulnerability to cyber-attacks. Blue Ridge solutions have protected critical operations for some of the largest US government, financial, healthcare, and other critical infrastructure customers for more than twenty years with no reported breaches. For more information, please visit, or contact us at