Mr. DeNuccio has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Violin Memory since February 2014. Prior to joining Violin Memory, Mr. DeNuccio was a co-founder of Wild West Capital, LLC. From February 2010 to July 2012, Mr. DeNuccio served as Chief Executive Officer of Metaswitch Networks. From August 2001 to January 2008, Mr. DeNuccio was President and Chief Executive Officer of Redback Networks Inc., which was acquired by LM Ericsson in January 2007. Mr. DeNuccio held various positions at Cisco Systems, Inc. from 1995 to 2001, including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Service Provider Operations. Prior to that, Mr. DeNuccio was the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic Network Integration Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bell Atlantic (now Verizon Communications). Mr. DeNuccio also serves on the board of directors of Violin Memory and Calix, Inc.