With over 30 years of engineering and marketing experience in systems, flash, disk, and tape storage, Cleland enjoys a rich history in storage and solutions.
Cleland currently leads marketing efforts as Senior Director of Product Marketing for the HGST Cloud Infrastructure 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.