He is a veteran technology executive focused on many disciplines, including: sales, procurement, outsourcing, go-to-market and manufacturing operations. Matt has been instrumental in driving supply chain and sales initiatives at two of Silicon Valley's largest and fastest growing companies – Apple and Brocade. At Apple, Matt was responsible for global procurement for a number of key components and worked with strategic suppliers such as Motorola, IBM, Samsung, Hitachi and many others. Joining Brocade Communications at their IPO, Matt directed Brocade's outsourced manufacturing effort enabling the company to go from start-up to more than $2B in annual sales rapidly. Matt also spent a number of years focused on Business Development for Brocade's Asia region. Matt attended San Jose State University, and holds a number of APICS certifications.