This excerpt taken from the BRCD DEF 14A filed Feb 24, 2006.
Incumbent Director Nominees:
David L. House has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since December 2005. From January 2005 through December 2005, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. House served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allegro Networks from January 2001 until April 2003. Prior to that, he served as President of Nortel Networks Corp. from August 1998 until August 1999. Mr. House joined Nortel Networks Corp. when it was merged with Bay Networks, Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer from October 1996 until August 1998. Mr. House received a B.S.E.E. degree from Michigan Technological University and an M.S.E.E. degree from Northeastern University of Boston. Mr. House serves on our Compensation Committee and on our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
L. William Krause has served as Chairman of the Board of Caspian Networks, Inc., an IP networking systems provider, since April 2002 and Chief Executive Officer from April 2002 until June 2004. In addition, Mr. Krause has been President of LWK Ventures, a private investment firm since 1991. From September 2001 to February 2002, Mr. Krause was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exodus Communications, Inc., which he guided through
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to a sale of assets. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation, a global data networking company, from 1981 to 1990, and as its Chairman from 1987 to 1993 when he retired. Mr. Krause currently serves as director of Core-Mark Holdings, Inc., Packeteer, Inc., Sybase, Inc. and Trizetto Group, Inc. Mr. Krause holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and received an honorary Doctorate of Science from The Citadel. Mr. Krause serves on our Audit and Compensation Committees and as Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.