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Woven Names Sales VP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Woven SystemsTM, Inc., the leading innovator of Ethernet fabric solutions, announced today that Michael (Mike) Langley has joined the company as vice president of sales. Mr. Langley will report to Harry Quackenboss, Woven president and chief executive officer, and will be responsible for building the companys sales organization and delivering on the company’s revenue and market share plans.

“We are pleased to have a sales executive of Mike’s caliber join our management team,” said Harry Quackenboss, president and chief executive officer of Woven Systems. “His demonstrated team-building skills, strong networking expertise and exceptional sales track record makes Mike the ideal person to help us expand our sales presence around the globe.”

Prior to Woven, Mr. Langley served as vice president of North American sales at Force 10 Networks, where he built and motivated a highly successful sales team, doubling sales year over year and delivering record revenues for Ethernet switching products. Before joining Force 10, Mr. Langley served as a major account manager at Cisco Systems selling end-to-end network solutions to the top Fortune 500 companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Langley held sales management positions at Interphase, Network General, and Cabletron Systems.

“Woven’s scalable Ethernet Fabric approach to solving customers’ networking challenges driven by scale-out computing is unique in the industry,” added Langley. “I’m excited about joining Woven and look forward to building a highly effective sales organization to increase the Company’s market share and growth.”

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