Technology >> CEO Interviews >> September 13, 2004

Hubert Whyte – Network Equipment Technologies Inc (nwk)

HUBERT (BERT) A.J. WHYTE is President and Chief Executive Officer of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. Mr. Whyte has served as a Director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company since June 1, 1999. From 1994 until he joined the company, Mr. Whyte served as President and CEO of Advanced Computer Communications (ACC). At ACC, he created a new vision and strategy for the company, successfully restructured the organization and almost doubled annual revenues before initiating its acquisition by Ericsson for approximately $290 million. Prior to joining ACC, Mr. Whyte served as Vice President and General Manager of the Access Products unit of Newbridge Networks Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Whyte gained industry experience with British Telecom, Ericsson, Shell Oil, Business Intelligence Services, Mitel and Siemens. Mr. Whyte serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Network Equipment Technologies. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Network

Equipment Technologies and then give us a picture of the company at the

present time?

Mr. Whyte: Network Equipment is in the