Kathleen Swift

Vice President of Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources of the Ruckus Wireless Business Unit, Kathleen leads all aspects of the human resources and employee relations for the organization. She joined Brocade in May 2016 with the acquisition of Ruckus Wireless, where she was Vice President of Human Resources. Kathleen is a seasoned human resources professional with experience in all functions of HR as well as business operations including sales operations, order management, security, facilities and administration. Kathleen enjoys working with both start up environments as well as established entities with a vision for future growth, and specializes in compensation, benefits, recruitment, executive coaching, business partnering, compensation committee management and employee relations on a global scale. Prior to Ruckus, Kathleen held a number of executive human resources roles with companies such as Complete Genomics, Opnext, Extreme Networks and Terayon. Kathleen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Psychology from California State University, Chico and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Lincoln University in New Zealand.