|Barton Y. Shigemura|
ARRIS Board Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Principal occupation and recent business experience:Mr. Shigemura currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of RioRey, where he leads its global initiatives to protect public and private networks and hosting sites across North America and EMEA. Previously, he was Chairman of DataGardens, a DR as a service company, which was acquired by CenturyLink. Prior to DataGardens, he was Vice President of Ventures for Alcatel-Lucent where his team was responsible for internal, external and joint ventures for ALU. Before Alcatel-Lucent, he served as President and CEO of YottaYotta, a storage virtualization company. And prior to YottaYotta, he was the Vice President of Marketing for all data products at Lucent Technologies. Mr. Shigemura has also served on the board of several publicly traded companies, including Yurie Systems, Tellium, and Zhone Technologies.
Director skills and qualifications: Mr. Shigemura brings more than 25 years of executive leadership experience to the board in the areas of DDoS security, disaster recovery, storage, and data networking.