Howard brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and business development at Silicon Valley-based hardware and software companies, and provides Marketing leadership for Azul Systems.
Prior to joining Azul in 2010, Howard was responsible for business development, partner programs, and product management at Kabira Technologies. Kabira (acquired by Tibco in 2010) was an in-memory transaction processing pioneer, providing high-performance systems for the electronic payments industry and Tier 1 wireless service providers.
Before joining Kabira, Howard was a marketing consultant at clients including CollabNet and Tropos Networks.
Additionally, Howard has founded or co-founded two Bay Area-based startups and managed Product and/or Corporate Marketing at companies including iPass, Corsair Communications, and MicroModule Systems. Howard began his career with Digital Equipment Corporation in New York City. He holds an MA from Columbia University and a BA from Columbia College.