Seminars & Colloquia

Tom Mendoza

Vice Chairman, NetApp

"Lessons Learned on the Road - From a Start-up to the Fortune 500"

Tuesday March 25, 2014 06:00 PM
Location: Auditorium, Hunt Library
(Visitor parking instructions)

This talk is part of the Fidelity Investment Speaker Series


Abstract: NetApp's Vice Chairman, Tom Mendoza, has been a key contributor to NetApp's growth from a start up to a Fortune 500 company. He also helped establish the culture that allowed NetApp to recently be named #3 on Fortune’s Best Global Companies to work for. Join us to hear what enabled NetApp to become one of Silicon Valley's most successful companies.
Short Bio: Tom joined NetApp in 1994 and was responsible for sales until becoming president in 2000. In 2009 he became vice chairman.

Tom has given talks on the power of corporate culture and leadership all over the world to people in such diverse organizations as the U.S. Marine Corps, West Point, CIO forums, Oracle's Leaders Circle, and Stanford University. In 2009 he was the corecipient with NetApp Chairman Dan Warmenhoven of the Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce.

Tom holds a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame and is an alumnus of Stanford University's Executive Business Program. In September 2000 Notre Dame renamed its business school the Mendoza College of Business after an endowment made by Tom and Kathy Mendoza.

Host: Corporate Relations, CSC

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