Kelly Herrell

Kelly Herrell
Kelly Herrell
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Software Networking, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

As Senior Vice President and General Manager of Software Networking at Brocade, Kelly Herrell leads software networking strategy and execution at the company. Kelly previously served as CEO of Vyatta, a pioneer and industry leader of virtual routing, which was acquired by Brocade in 2012. Prior to Vyatta, he played key leadership roles in a series of successful disruptive IT companies including Blue Coat, Cobalt Networks, and MontaVista Software, and directed strategic product and marketing initiatives for Oracle and Teradata. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing and economics from Washington State University and an MBA from Cornell University.