Lloyd A. Carney , Founder and Chief Acquisition Officer, Carney Technology Acquisition Corp II

Lloyd A. Carney is the founder and chief acquisition officer of Carney Technology Acquisition Corp II, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation, since September 2020. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Carney Global Ventures, LLC, a global investment vehicle, since March 2007. Previously, Mr. Carney served as chairman and chief executive officer of ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corp, from September 2018 until March 2020. Before that, he served as CEO and director of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a global supplier of networking hardware and software, from January 2013 to November 2017, following the completion of Brocade’s acquisition by Broadcom Limited. Prior to this role, he was CEO and a director of Xsigo Systems, an information technology and hardware company, from 2008 to 2012. He also served as CEO and chairman of the board of Micromuse, Inc., a networking management software company, acquired by IBM, from 2003 to 2006. During his career, Mr. Carney held senior leadership roles at Juniper Networks, Inc., a networking equipment provider, Nortel Networks Inc., a former telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer, and Bay Networks, Inc., a computer networking products manufacturer. Mr. Carney serves as the chairman of the board of directors of Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. and also serves on the board of directors of Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Previously, he was a director of Technicolor S.A. until 2015, and served as chairman of the board of directors of Nuance Communications, Inc. until March 2022. Mr. Carney holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology and an Honorary PhD from the Wentworth Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in Applied Business Management from Lesley College.