30 years of engineering and marketing experience in systems, flash, disk, and tape storage, Scott Cleland enjoys a rich history in storage and solutions. He currently leads marketing efforts as Senior Director of Product Marketing for the HGST Data Center Solutions Business Unit. Previously, he was a key contributor when 3ware achieved its Number One Serial Storage Channel Vendor status for two consecutive years. Before joining 3ware, he was Director of Product Marketing and Technical Marketing for IBM's Mylex storage division, and he previously held marketing and engineering positions at Archive, Exabyte, BusLogic and Conner Peripherals. Cleland holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and attended San Jose State University. Outside of work, Scott is always looking for a band to showcase his tasty guitar licks.