Michael A. Brown was named president and chief executive officer of Symantec in September 2014. Brown joined Symantec's Board of Directors following the company's merger with VERITAS Software in July 2005, and previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Quantum Corporation. Under his leadership, Quantum grew from $3 billion to $6 billion in revenues and held market leadership positions in primary storage, secondary storage as well as back-up and archiving solutions. More recently, Brown has been a board chairman and chief executive officer coach for several successful technology companies prior to their acquisitions, including EqualLogic, Line 6 and The Echo Nest. In addition to his deep expertise in growing businesses, Brown has extensive experience in leading and developing executive management teams. Brown serves on the board of the Berklee College of Music. He received his M.B.A. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and his B.A. in economics from Harvard University.