Paul Barrett

Paul Barrett

Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise

Paul Barrett has made solving enterprise technology challenges with a high-touch mindset the focus of his 25-year career. As chief technology officer, Enterprise, for NETSCOUT, Barrett supports the company’s largest enterprise customers, which comprise nearly 85 percent of the Fortune 500. He also engages with government agency customers, including the four branches of the United States military.

A technology expert with global influence, Barrett is recognized for his wide-ranging knowledge of enterprise cloud solutions, data center co-locations, Kubernetes architectures, big data analytics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, real-time network analysis, unified communications, and software development. He also is an active participant in the drive to make standardization of international telecommunications the norm.

Barrett is a named inventor on 17 patent applications. He is a chartered engineer and member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the United Kingdom, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the United States.