Seminars & Colloquia

Tom Mendoza

Vice Chairman of NetApp

"The Power of Corporate Culture"

Thursday April 10, 2008 06:00 PM
Location: 1231, EB II
(Visitor parking instructions)

This talk is part of the Fidelity Investment Speaker Series


Abstract: Tom Mendoza has been a key contributor to NetApp's rapid growth and helped establish the culture that allowed them to be ranked #6 in Fortune Magazine’s "100 Best Companies To Work For" for 2007. Tom will share how NetApp developed and maintained their culture through adversity and rapid growth and how culture has played a central role in NetApp's success.
Short Bio:

Thomas Mendoza joined NetApp in 1994, has served as its President from 2000 to 2008 and most recently Vice Chairman. Mr. Mendoza has more than 30 years as a high technology executive and has served on the boards of multiple high tech companies. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and is an alumnus of Stanford University’s Executive Business Program and is a guest lecturer at both institutions. In September 2000, the University of Notre Dame renamed their business school the Mendoza College of Business based upon an endowment from Tom and his wife, Kathy.

Mr. Mendoza often speaks about corporate culture and leadership for organizations all over the world. He has been the keynote speaker for such diverse companies as Oracle, the U.S. Marine Corps and at CIO Executive Summits around the globe.

Host: Corporate Relations, CSC

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