Sep 22, 2014
CUPERTINO, CA — Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) announced that Mike Palmer joined the company on September 15 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Solutions, reporting to Seagate President Jamie Lerner.
Palmer is a senior strategy and marketing executive with extensive experience creating long-term business and product strategies for broad technology portfolios, while managing business plan execution. Palmer spent nine years at Verizon, most recently as Vice President, Product Strategy and Global Alliances.
In his role leading Cloud Solutions, Palmer is responsible for the Seagate Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud offerings. He is leading efforts for the creation, delivery and support of these solutions for Seagate’s Managed Service Provider and Cloud Service Provider partners.
“Seagate is attracting and recruiting top executives into the Cloud Systems and Solutions organization, which represents the new direction we’re taking to help solve our customers’ most pressing business challenges for next-generation workloads,” said Jamie Lerner, President, Cloud Systems and Solutions. “Seagate is positioned better than ever to deliver an Intelligent Information Infrastructure that helps organizations manage the massive growth in digital data.”