Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Mark Re is SVP and Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for all hard disk drive product and component research and development. Prior to his appointment as CTO on July 1, 2013, Re held many different roles within Seagate, including: SVP of Recording Media and Heads R&D and SVP of Research. Prior to joining Seagate in 2003, Re served as SVP of Research and Development at Read-Rite in Fremont, California. Earlier career highlights include management positions at IBM in San Jose, California, and Yorktown Heights, New York, where Re’s primary focus was magnetic recording heads. During his tenure there, Re was named an IBM Distinguished Engineer in 1997. Re holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.