Rajiv Ramaswami has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Dr. Ramaswami serves as COO of VMware with joint responsibility for all VMware's product and service offerings and centralized services, support and operational functions. Prior to this role, Dr. Ramaswami led VMware's Networking and Security business as executive vice president and general manager. Previously Dr. Ramaswami was executive vice president and general manager for the Infrastructure and Networking group at Broadcom Corporation. Earlier, Dr. Ramaswami was at Cisco as Vice President and General Manager for a variety of business units in Optical, Switching, Data Center and Storage Networking. Prior to joining Cisco, he served in various technical and leadership positions at Xros, Tellabs and IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Ramaswami holds both a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.