Joan Wrabetz is the Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for the Data Center Systems business unit at Western Digital Corporation and leads the global marketing efforts for HGST-branded data center infrastructure products covering public and private clouds.
Prior to joining Western Digital, Joan held senior executive positions at QualiSystems (CTO), EMC advanced technology division (VP and CTO), Aumni Data (founder and CEO), Tricord Systems (CEO), StorageTek (VP and GM), and Aggregate Computing (founder and CEO).
She earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Yale University.
Joan also holds patents in load balancing, distributed systems, and machine learning classifications and analytics. She has been an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas, and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.