Christine Heckart

Christine Heckart is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Brocade.  A 25-year veteran of the technology industry, Christine brings a wealth of experience in technology marketing, business strategy and general management. She is a member of the board of directors at Lam Research, and was recently named as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council.


Christine oversees global marketing with a focus on reinforcing Brocade’s #1 position in storage area networking, driving preference and demand for Brocade’s New IP offerings, and increasing the company’s visibility as a leading network provider for data centers worldwide.


Prior to joining Brocade, Christine served as Executive Vice President of Strategy, Marketing, People, and IT at ServiceSource, a provider of cloud applications and services for managing recurring revenue. Previously, she was Chief Marketing Officer at NetApp and Juniper Networks.  She was also general manager of Microsoft’s TV, video, and music business and President of TeleChoice, Inc.  Christine specializes in creating new markets and categories, positioning companies for growth in highly competitive industries, and developing differentiated business strategies.