Frank has a rich history in architecting and bringing to market complex networking systems. Prior to co-founding Platina, Frank led a team of 150+ engineers architecting, developing, and supporting all of Brocade’s Ethernet switches, routers, and SAN switches and directors. Frank joined Brocade via Foundry Networks, where he managed the industry’s first 10GbE switches/routers and started the company’s ODM development model. Frank held engineering management roles at Lightera/Ciena where he was instrumental in developing OC-192 optical modules. Frank holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering.