Monear serves as head of marketing & product management for Monta Vista. He is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in delivering Networking, Security and Cloud products to market. Prior to Monta Vista Monear held the position of Head of Product Management at Brocades Software Networking Business Unit, where he was responsible for managing Virtualization, SDN & NFV products, serving the Service Provider and Enterprise Market. He has also held various leadership roles with Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Siemens and Alcatel-Lucent.Monear holds a Bsc. from the University of the Bradford in UK, and is an active member of the Networking & Telecom industry, participating in many standards committees. He is also recognized in industry, and has received innovation awards for his contributions to telecom and networking.