Klayko has more than 35 years of experience in the storage, computer and telecommunications industry. He is currently CEO of MKA Capital LLC, an investment company focusing on in high potential growth technology companies. In addition to his heading up Brocade, Klayko’s previous experience includes executive positions at Rhapsody Networks (CEO), McData (Executive Vice President), EMC (Senior Vice President of Sales), HP and IBM. He becomes the fourth member of the Skyera Advisory Board, joining former SAP Chief Scientist Ike Nassi and electrical engineering academics Tong Zhang and Ken Takeuchi.
“Fibre Channel is the protocol of choice within the enterprise storage community because of its performance, reliability and interoperability and it has always been our goal to bring to market a high availability, active-active controller solution that can leverage protocols such as Fibre channel or iSCSI,” said Radoslav Danilak, CEO and co-founder of Skyera. “Michael offers a unique perspective since he helped drive innovation, adoption and the ecosystem for Fibre Channel solutions, leading his former company to become and to remain the undisputed market leader. As a member of Skyera’s Advisory Board, we believe Michael will ensure that we are providing solutions that maximize customer value from their enterprise storage system.”