IRVINE, Calif. April 6, 2017 – Badu Networks, a provider of advanced bandwidth maximization solutions, today announced that John Higgs and Jay Woo Kim have joined Badu Networks to expand its Asia Sales group.

Mr. Higgs and Mr. Kim were sales executives at Riverbed for 8.5 years and 10 years respectively, building Riverbed Asia sales to over $130M annually. Mr. Kim will be Country Manager for Korea and report to Mr. Higgs who will lead Asia as VP Global Strategy.

“Jay and I are excited at the sales potential for Badu’s WarpTCP products. It’s like Riverbed all over again but for our current network infrastructure challenge — mobile.” says John Higgs. Mr. Higgs has over 30 years experience in the I.T. industry. In the Asia Pacific region, John has established and built sales and operations “from scratch” or from very early stages for CASE (Cray) Communications, Cabletron Systems, Cisco Systems, A.S.K Solns., Riverbed Technologies, and Violin Memory.

Mr. Kim has over 20 years working experience in I.T. industry as engineer, product marketing and sales for Samsung Semi-conductor, LG Electronics, Cisco, before joining Riverbed as Country Manager for Korea. “Badu has 3rd generation WAN optimization products with two new advantages — 1) single-ended solution perfect for mobile network environments like enterprise wi-fi and cellular base towers, and 2) carrier-grade capability to handle high traffic speed, high TCP sessions, and high reliability.”


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Badu Networks improves the mobile and wireless user experience by providing innovative software and appliance solutions that speed up your network connection, reduce download and upload times, minimize congestion, and maximize bandwidth utilization. For more information, visit

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