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Primary:
Director at VKRM Ventures
Past:
Investor at TeleVital, Investor & Chief Strategy Officer at LeadFormix, See All (8)
Education:
University of Mysore, University of Mysore

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Kumar Malavalli is the co-author and driving force behind Fibre Channel, an evolutionary technology that enabled the development of production-class storage area networks (SAN's). Co-founder and former CTO of Brocade Communications; Currently Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of InMage Systems.

In February 2003, Kumar was inducted into the Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame for his contributions to technology. He also received the Gene Milligan Award for Effective Committee Management from the International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) for chairing an INCITS committee that developed 17 standards in the area of Storage Area Networks. In 2012 the Computer History Museum published his work on Fibre Channel standards in the T11 Accredited Standards Committee.

Kumar's philanthropy in the field of education extends from digital learning centers in rural India to American... See More

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