Andreas Bechtolsheim net worth and biography

Andreas Bechtolsheim Biography and Net Worth

Insider of Arista Networks
Andreas “Andy” Bechtolsheim is Chairman, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder of Arista Networks. 
Previously, Andy was a Co-Founder and Chief System Architect at Sun Microsystems, responsible for next generation server, storage, and network architectures.

Andy received a M.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1976 and was a doctoral student in Computer Engineering at Stanford University from 1977 to 1982. 
 He has been honored with a Fulbright scholarship, the Stanford Entrepreneur Company of the year award, the Smithsonian Leadership Award for Innovation, the EY 2015 US Entrepreneur of the Year Award (together with Jayshree Ullal) and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

What is Andreas Bechtolsheim's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Andreas Bechtolsheim is at least $5.94 billion as of June 8th, 2022. Dr. Bechtolsheim owns 45,807,012 shares of Arista Networks stock worth more than $5,940,711,386 as of February 6th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Dr. Bechtolsheim may own. Learn More about Andreas Bechtolsheim's net worth.

How do I contact Andreas Bechtolsheim?

The corporate mailing address for Dr. Bechtolsheim and other Arista Networks executives is 5453 GREAT AMERICA PARKWAY, SANTA CLARA CA, 95054. Arista Networks can also be reached via phone at (408) 547-5500 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Andreas Bechtolsheim's contact information.

Has Andreas Bechtolsheim been buying or selling shares of Arista Networks?

Andreas Bechtolsheim has not been actively trading shares of Arista Networks during the last quarter. Most recently, Andreas Bechtolsheim sold 12,988 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.80, for a transaction totalling $1,348,154.40. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 45,807,012 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,754,767,845.60. Learn More on Andreas Bechtolsheim's trading history.

Who are Arista Networks' active insiders?

Arista Networks' insider roster includes Kelly Battles (Director), Andreas Bechtolsheim (Insider), Ita Brennan (CFO), Kenneth Duda (SVP), Charles Giancarlo (Director), Ann Mather (Director), John McCool (Insider), Anshul Sadana (COO), Daniel Scheinman (Director), Marc Taxay (SVP), Nikos Theodosopoulos (Director), and Jayshree Ullal (CEO). Learn More on Arista Networks' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Arista Networks?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the technology company sold shares 70 times. They sold a total of 1,567,687 shares worth more than $181,459,166.63. The most recent insider tranaction occured on February, 1st when SVP Marc Taxay sold 1,048 shares worth more than $131,513.52. Insiders at Arista Networks own 19.6% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Arista Networks.

Information on this page was last updated on 2/1/2023.

Andreas Bechtolsheim Insider Trading History at Arista Networks

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
6/8/2022Sell12,988$103.80$1,348,154.4045,807,012View SEC Filing Icon  
6/6/2022Sell100,000$103.88$10,388,000.0045,920,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2022Sell100,000$104.56$10,456,000.0046,120,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/31/2022Sell100,000$103.23$10,323,000.0046,320,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/26/2022Sell100,000$102.95$10,295,000.0046,520,000View SEC Filing Icon  
3/9/2022Sell100,000$119.85$11,985,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/7/2022Sell100,000$115.74$11,574,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/4/2022Sell100,000$118.51$11,851,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/2/2022Sell100,000$121.73$12,173,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/28/2022Sell100,000$121.73$12,173,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/6/2021Sell15,000$121.02$1,815,300.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2021Sell100,000$124.09$12,409,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/29/2021Sell100,000$126.51$12,651,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/26/2021Sell100,000$125.11$12,511,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/7/2021Sell9,135$359.72$3,286,042.2025,127View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2021Sell25,000$363.00$9,075,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2021Sell25,000$362.15$9,053,750.0044,377View SEC Filing Icon  
8/30/2021Sell25,000$372.09$9,302,250.0045,367View SEC Filing Icon  
8/26/2021Sell25,000$370.11$9,252,750.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/24/2021Sell25,000$374.35$9,358,750.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2020Sell52,552$276.27$14,518,541.0416,097View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2019Sell140,241$252.84$35,458,534.4416,113View SEC Filing Icon  
8/27/2018Sell31,917$303.00$9,670,851.004,144View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2018Sell50,000$278.74$13,937,000.0016,772View SEC Filing Icon  
6/6/2018Sell50,000$278.48$13,924,000.008,438View SEC Filing Icon  
11/24/2017Sell132,370$240.17$31,791,302.9073,102View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2017Sell39,680$241.92$9,599,385.6073,102View SEC Filing Icon  
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Andreas Bechtolsheim Buying and Selling Activity at Arista Networks

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Arista Networks Company Overview

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Arista Networks, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of cloud networking solutions. Its cloud networking solutions consist of Extensible Operating System (EOS), a set of network applications and Ethernet switching, and routing platforms. The company was founded by Andreas Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton, and Kenneth Duda in October 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.
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Low: $129.09
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Low: $109.49
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