Barry brings a significant experience in senior leadership, most recently in IBM, to VelociData. As VP System Networking at IBM, he was responsible for all aspects of the system networking business including strategy, investments decisions, product portfolio, industry partnerships, routes to market and acquisitions. Prior to this assignment, as VP System Storage for IBM, he held a similar general management role with responsibility for every part of the storage business including the disk, NAS, elements of the software businesses, and the tape business. He also served on the board of Dot Hill Systems, a public storage company, until itâ€™s sale to Seagate Technology in October 2015 and serves on the board of Spectra Logic a private company focused on deep storage and archiving. Barry holds a BSE and MSEE from San Diego State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.