Doug is responsible for virtualization use cases for the SolidFire storage platform, including VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix implementations. His experience spans over a decade in the storage industry, in product management of technologies from tape systems to disk storage. Most recently, Doug was at Oracle (through the acquisition of Sun Microsystems) as a member of the ZFS Storage Appliance product management team with responsibilities around scale-out, database, and virtualization use cases for the appliance. Earlier at Sun Microsystems, he was also responsible for tiered storage solutions that blended disk and tape storage through hierarchical storage management software. Prior to Sun, Doug managed the tape library portfolio at SpectraLogic.
Doug has an undergraduate degree in Economics from California State University, San Bernardino and an MBA, with a focus on Technology and Innovation Management, from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder.