Riverbed Technology has named IT sales veteran Chris Slocum the field sales executive for California State/Local and Education (SLED).

Slocum has more than 25 years’ experience in technology sales and sales management, having been affiliated with, among others, Varonis, NetBrain Technologies, Oracle, Symantec and Texas Instruments.

In his LinkedIn profile, Slocum describes himself as having a “balanced background with a successful track record in sales to large Fortune 500 companies, State/Local government, higher education and small/medium markets.”

Slocum, based in Sacramento, is a graduate of UC San Diego, with a bachelor’s degree in economics.