This excerpt taken from the BRCD DEF 14A filed Feb 20, 2009.
Nominees for Election as Class I Directors Terms Would Expire at the 2012 Annual Meeting
Judy Bruner has served as a director since January 2009. Ms. Bruner has been the Executive Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of SanDisk Corporation, a supplier of flash storage products, since June 2004. Ms. Bruner served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Palm, Inc., a provider of handheld computing and communications solutions, from September 1999 until June 2004. Prior to Palm, Inc., Ms. Bruner held financial management positions with 3Com Corporation, Ridge Computers and Hewlett-Packard Company. Ms. Bruner holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. degree from Santa Clara University.
David L. House has served as a director since 2004 and 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, a privately held provider of voice data and broadband services, 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 served in senior management positions at Intel Corporation for 23 years. 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.
L. William Krause has served as a director since 2004. Mr. Krause has been President of LWK Ventures, a private investment firm since 1991. In addition, Mr. Krause served as Chairman of the Board of Caspian Networks, Inc., an IP networking systems provider, from April 2002 to September 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer from April 2002 until June 2004. From September 2001 to February 2002, Mr. Krause was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exodus Communications, Inc. 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., a distributor of packaged consumer goods, and Sybase, Inc., a provider of enterprise and mobile software solutions for information management, development and integration. Mr. Krause holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and received an honorary Doctorate of Science from The Citadel.