Aug 27, 2003
Prior to joining Seagate, Re was senior vice president of Research and Development at Read-Rite Corporation. He also held various management positions at IBM Corporation in San Jose, California and in Yorktown Heights, New York. He was also 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. He has published over 40 scientific papers and holds 10 patents. In his new role, Re will report to Dr. Mark Kryder, Seagate Chief Technical Officer and senior vice president of Research.
"Mark Re has been a technical leader in the magnetic recording industry for a number of years," said Dr. Kryder. "We are delighted that he has joined us and are looking forward to his leading our effort in Seagate Research to extend perpendicular recording to an areal density of 1 Terabit per square inch."
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