September 08 to 10 2014, Santa Clara, USA.


Speaker "Steve Phillpott" Details

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steve phillpott
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Managing manufacturing Big Data in the Cloud(Amazon)

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Managing manufacturing Big Data in the Cloud(Amazon)

Profile :
Steve Phillpott was named Chief Information Officer for HGST, a Western Digital company, in March 2013. He is focused on deployment of a global infrastructure that supports the company’s innovation, manufacturing and delivery of quality storage technology solutions for Cloud, Big Data, Social and Mobile requirements. Based at the HGST U.S. headquarters in San Jose, Calif., he manages a global, multidisciplined IT team. Prior to joining HGST, Mr. Phillpott was CIO for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of drugs for the treatment of Diabetes. Steve was previously the CIO of, a high volume e-commerce retailer and the VP of IT for Global Enterprise Applications at Invitrogen (now Life Technologies Corp). Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at companies including Memec (Avnet), Gateway and Qualcomm. Mr. Phillpott received his BS in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and holds a MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. About HGST HGST (formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies or Hitachi GST), a Western Digital company, develops advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, innovative external storage solutions and services used to store, preserve and manage the world’s most valued data. Founded by the pioneers of hard drives, HGST provides high-value storage for a broad range of market segments, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Personal Storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

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