Quantum is led by a strong executive leadership team committed to meeting customers' backup, recovery and archive needs and building long-term shareholder value.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jon Gacek became President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2011, and was President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2011 to March 2011. He joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2006, upon Quantum's acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC) and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in June 2009. Previously, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at ADIC from 1999 to 2006 and also led Operations during his last three years there. Prior to ADIC, Gacek was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and led the Technology Practice in the firm's Seattle office. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, he assisted several private equity investment firms with a number of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other transactions. Gacek serves on the board of directors for Quantum, Market Leader, Inc. and Power-One, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Linda Breard joined Quantum as vice president of Finance in August 2006, upon Quantum's acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC). In May 2009 she was promoted to senior vice president and assumed responsibility for IT and Facilities, in addition to Finance. In January 2011, Breard was promoted to chief financial officer, and in April 2012 added Human Resources and Corporate Communications to her portfolio. Prior to Quantum, she spent eight years at ADIC, serving as vice president of Finance and Accounting and in other leadership positions, where she was deeply involved in the company's merger and acquisition activity and success in driving growth. Earlier in her career, Breard worked in public accounting for six years.
Senior Vice President, Operations and Global Services
Bill Britts joined Quantum as executive vice president, Sales and Marketing in August 2006, upon Quantum's acquisition of ADIC. He served in this position until June 2011, when he assumed the role of senior vice president, Worldwide Marketing, Service and Business Development. In April 2012, Britts added Operations to his portfolio and now serves as Senior Vice President, Operations and Global Services, with continued responsibility for Worldwide Marketing and Business Development. Prior to Quantum, he spent 12 years at ADIC, where he held numerous leadership positions, including executive vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Before ADIC, Mr. Britts served in a number of marketing and sales positions at Raychem Corp. and its subsidiary, Elo TouchSystems.
Senior Vice President, Disk and Tape Backup Product Group
Rob Clark joined Quantum as director of Tape Products in August 2006, upon Quantum's acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC). In March 2009, he was promoted to vice president with responsibility for various product lines, as well as business operations and OEM sales. In April 2010, he was named senior vice president, Tape and OEM Product Group (subsequently reorganized as Disk and Tape Backup Product Group). Prior to Quantum, Clark was at Hewlett-Packard for 10 years in various engineering and sales positions.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Shawn Hall joined the company in 1999 as corporate counsel and assumed the role of vice president, general counsel and secretary in 2001. Prior to Quantum, Hall worked at the law firms of Skadden, Arps and Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where he practiced in the areas of mergers/acquisitions and corporate finance, representing numerous public and private technology companies.
Janae Stow Lee
Senior Vice President, File System and Archive Product Group
Janae Stow Lee joined Quantum in October 2007 as vice president, Marketing, and in April 2010 was promoted to senior vice president, Disk and Software Product Group (subsequently reorganized as File System and Archive Product Group). She has more than 30 years of experience in the storage industry, including 10 years working with a variety of companies in data reduction and file system software and hardware. Previously, she was chief executive officer at TimeSpring Software (now Doubletake Software); vice president of Product, Marketing and Business Development at Avamar (now EMC); and a senior sales and marketing executive at both Legato Systems (now EMC) and IBM Storage.
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Don Martella joined Quantum as vice president of Automation Engineering in August 2006, upon Quantum's acquisition of Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC). In June 2010, he was promoted to senior vice president, Platform Engineering, and in April 2011 assumed his current role. Before joining Quantum, Martella served as a vice president of Engineering and Quality at ADIC, where he spent five years in various leadership positions. Previously, he held engineering positions in the storage and process control industries.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Jim Mudd joined Quantum in December 2000. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as vice president of Supply Chain and, before that, director of Materials. Mudd has 30 years of manufacturing experience with high tech companies in the electronic, medical and data storage industries. He has an extensive background in manufacturing operations, having served in executive level positions at companies including Visicom/Coors Ceramics, Telectronics and Monolythic Systems.
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions
Henrik Rosendahl joined Quantum as vice president, Virtualization Systems, in June 2011, upon Quantum's acquisition of Pancetera Software, Inc., and in April 2012 assumed responsibility for cloud solutions, becoming vice president, Cloud Solutions. Prior to Quantum, he served as CEO at Pancetera from January 2010 until the company was acquired by Quantum. Previously, Rosendahl was director of Application Virtualization at VMware, Inc., from January 2008 to December 2009 and CEO at Thinstall, Inc., from October 2006 until its acquisition by VMware. Earlier in his career, he held executive and senior leadership positions at several technology companies in the U.S. and Europe.
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Ted Stinson joined Quantum as senior vice president, Worldwide Sales in June 2011. Previously, Stinson spent seven years at Symantec and Veritas Software, prior to its acquisition by Symantec. His most recent position there was vice president, America Sales – Advanced Technologies, where he led the sales organization responsible for a portfolio of high-growth solutions that included data loss prevention, deduplication and archiving. Stinson also served as vice president, Strategic Operations at Symantec, where he oversaw business development, alliances, pricing, strategy and strategic marketing organizations for the Data Center Management Group. Before joining Veritas, Stinson held key senior sales, marketing and product leadership roles at Embark, a SaaS-based solution provider.