Joy Gardham

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Joy Gardham

Head of western Europe at Brocade

Career history: Founder of Right Commercial Move; head of hardware operations UKI/Israel at Oracle; head of business operations at Sun Microsystems

Measure of influence: Responsible for 50 people across western Europe, producing more than $200m per year across the Brocade portfolio

Activities to advance women in tech: IAMCP UK chapter steering committee member; chair of the Brocade Women in Networking UK chapter; works with SOCITM on women in technology initiatives

Who is your role model or career mentor and why?
My mother. She has always taught me to be the best I can be; to have courage and integrity, whilst also having a strong work ethic; and to never try to be a man!

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