Brenda Christensen is experienced as a market, product and brand development executive in a range of companies from F100 to start-ups businesses including now VP Marketing at InMage Systems. She spent 12 years in Corporate Sales before assuming managerial responsibilities in Marketing.
Disciplined in sales by Xerox and Engineering Management at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) she also has a broad technical foundation from linguistics software to clustered systems, advanced IO and networks. Brenda was one of the original pioneers who launched the Storage Networking industry. As the first VP of Brocade she inaugurated the brand and the initial products with Kumar Malavalli.
For several years she was the Chair of the Fibre Channel Association and while on the Board of the SNIA co-chaired the Storage Networking World Conference.
Brenda was inducted into the SNIA “Hall of Fame” for her contributions to the industry. Previously Brenda and Kumar originated and directed 5 years of storage networking conferences in India. In addition to years of non-profit board leadership in Silicon Valley she has served on corporate boards in Israel, France and India and frequently serves on Advisory Boards. Her MBA is from Seattle University. She and her husband Tom love hiking, travel and gardens.