Clod Barrera
IBM Corporation

Biographical Sketch:
Clodoaldo Barrera is a Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Technical Strategist for IBM Systems Storage in San Jose California. His responsibilities include development strategy for IBM’s disk and tape subsystems, storage management software, and SAN, NAS and storage cloud solutions. Prior to his current position, Mr. Barrera was the development executive for IBM’s serial storage product development, and for future storage systems development. Before joining IBM’s Storage Division, Mr. Barrera was a programmer and a development manager in printer product development in San Jose, Tucson Arizona, and Boulder Colorado. He has also served for two years on the IBM Corporate Development Staff in Armonk, New York. Mr. Barrera is a founding member of the Storage Networking Industry Association, and served as a Director and Secretary of the Board. He has also served as a board member of the Fibre Channel Association. Mr. Barrera is a graduate of Stanford University, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is also a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society, of the ACM, and of the IBM Academy of Technology.