Jerry Kennelly, Riverbed CEO, president and chairman
Riverbed co-founder Kennelly netted a $9 million pay package in 2011, an increase of 73% compared to his 2010 compensation. His package included a $565,000 salary, $923,161 bonus, equity awards valued at $7.5 million, and $576 in perks. Last year Riverbed reported a 32% jump in revenue to $726 million, up from $552 million in 2010. Net income took a big leap (88%) to $64 million, up from $34 million a year earlier.