Strategic Advisory Board Member

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David Schmitt , Engineering Director



An engineering director and a 10+ year veteran at NetApp. David has led small and large engineering and go-to-market teams in the areas of Object storage, SAN storage, Virtualization and Flash technology.

Prior to joining NetApp, David spent 15+ years with Telecommunications systems providers including Nortel Networks, ONI Systems and Ciena Corporation, during this time; David developed and led development teams on highly available public voice band and optical (CWDM and DWDM) switching equipment.

David holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is an avid sports fan, skier, golfer, a father of 3 teenagers, and he is based in Research Triangle, NC.

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