Ulander joined Pure Networks in 2008 in a leadership position that reaffirms Pure Networks' commitment to providing a comprehensive offering of networking solutions for broadband and Internet service providers. Based in Seattle, he oversees the design and development of the platform, solutions, tools and applications that help broadband and service providers reduce their support costs and more effectively deploy new services into the home.
Ulander comes to Pure Networks from Sun Microsystems where he spent seven years. Most recently Ulander, as Senior VP of Marketing, was responsible for marketing strategy and operations for Sun's complete software portfolio, including all developer and community outreach. He was also a senior director of marketing at Sun and was responsible for defining the product and marketing strategies for a number of Sun's Linux and open source initiatives, including the Java Desktop System, Sun Ray ultra-thin client and the StarOffice Productivity Suite. Ulander's leadership experience also includes driving MontaVista's product and marketing strategies globally and he has held senior marketing positions at Cobalt Networks, Symantec Corporation and Apple Computer. He is recognized as a leader in the Linux and Open Source industry and has a dynamic reputation and a history of introducing award-winning products in new and emerging markets. Ulander studied Economics at Santa Clara University.