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