Lloyd Carney was appointed as the CEO of Brocade in January 2013. As CEO, Carney is responsible for executing the Company’s vision and strategy to lead the networking industry through its next phase of evolution that will be defined by data center virtualization, cloud computing and software networking. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Xsigo Systems. Xsigo is the recognized leader in the field of I/O virtualization. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Micromuse, a Nasdaq publicly traded company. Micromuse was an IT and telecom infrastructure management tools provider before acquisition by IBM in February 2006 for $865M. He was General Manager of the Netcool division for IBM during the Micromuse/IBM transition. Mr. Carney currently serves as Chairman and CEO of CarneyGlobal Ventures, LLC which is an early round global venture fund.