Jack brings more than 40 years of IT experience to Evaluator Group, most recently as Senior Director of Product Management for Advanced Enterprise Storage Products at Hitachi Data Systems (HDS, now Hitachi Vantara). He held a number of senior positions for HDS, both in the U.S. and in Japan.
Jack has also held senior product management and marketing positions with NEC, FalconStor Software, COPAN Systems, and McDATA. At COPAN, he assisted in creating an entirely new enterprise storage market segment called MAID, for Massive Array of Independent Disks. At McDATA, he led the sales, marketing, and service organizations from startup through profitability.
Previously, Jack held technical positions at GTE and was Regional Systems Engineering Manager for what was then Storage Technology, now Oracle. Jack’s experience as both a customer and vendor of IT products gives him a broad perspective on the impact effective products can have on an enterprise.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Penn State, studied Computer Science at the master’s level at the University of Pennsylvania, and earned a master’s degree from San Jose State University in California.