Profile - Anne CM Johnson

Professional background:

Currently

Non-exec director for Musemantik
Founder of Cunning Systems
Advisor to Hybrid Cluster

Previously

VP Business Development at Xockets Inc.
Xockets is building a new systems architecture on commodity hardware, enabling application scale-out, significantly improving performance for map/reduce, streaming, and graph applications.

Mentor for TechStars Cloud 2012, 2013 and TechStars London 2103
Business Development in the US and Europe for XKL and Arista Networks.

VP at cPacket Networks,Mountain View; a chip and subsystem design company building network monitoring and measurement solutions.
Sold first product to a referenceable customer. Business and product development.

Technical Leader and manager at Cisco Systems, San Jose
Reporting to the VP GM, driving technical specifications and contracts with Cisco's major partners (IBM, Intel), and smaller companies in the Data Center business unit and Service Provider business unit. Technical review of potential corporate investments and acquisitions. Post acquisition integration; broad background in routing, switching, network infrastructure, optics, and network security.
Built and managed a group of consulting engineers in Consulting Engineering, a corporate troubleshooting group reporting to the CTO, focused on infrastructure applications (DNS, DHCP, network management, security and encryption).

VP at Netsys Technologies, Palo Alto (acquired by Cisco Systems), which developed simulation software for routed data networks
International sales and customer support

CTO at Chernikeeff Telecommunications, London.
Chernikeeff was Cisco's first UK reseller, selling network systems, network design and systems integration, both hardware and services. It was subsequently acquired by Dimension Data.

Member of Technical Staff, Hewlett Packard, Queensferry and Bristol, UK

Post graduate IT diploma, Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh
MA, Economic Science, University of Aberdeen

Personal Background :

Originally from Scotland, and continue to have business interests and family there.
CEO of Bogton Ltd, which operates Bogton Farm in NE Scotland.
Now living in Los Altos, California.