Storage Networking Driver
Kumar Malavalli, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer
Malavalli is best-known as being a co-founder and CTO of Brocade. As chairman of the ANSI INCITS T11 Technical Committee in 1994 and as founder and Chairman of Storage networking Industry Association (SNIA), he was one of the drivers of the development of the Fibre Channel networked storage fabric. His primary focus today is developing IP-based storage networking.