Mr. Brian Gallagher, President, Enterprise Storage Division, EMC Corporation
Brian Gallagher is President of the Enterprise Storage Division of EMC Corporation. With revenues of $21.7 billion in 2012 and 60,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
Gallagher is one of EMC's longest-serving employees, having joined the company in 1985. He was named President of the Enterprise Storage Division in 2010 and leads an organization responsible for the architecture, design, development, support and marketing of some of EMC's most innovative and fastest growing products and software, including the industry leading Symmetrix VMAX family of virtual storage systems and the pioneering of EMC's VPLEX virtual storage technology. Gallagher is also responsible for EMC's Global Database Technology Strategy as well as the newly formed EMC Labs Brazil.
Prior to this role, Gallagher led the development of the EMC Direct Matrix (DMX) and Virtual Matrix Architecture (VMAX), the basis for the market leading Symmetrix storage systems, which are the most powerful, trusted, and intelligent storage systems. Gallagher spent 13 years as Vice President and then Senior Vice President of the Symmetrix Product Group, responsible for the hardware, software, quality assurance, and e-Lab organizations, including the development of mainframe and open systems host applications. Gallagher has been with EMC for more than 25 years and has been developing advanced information storage products for three decades. Prior to joining EMC, he developed disk and tape storage products for Wang Laboratories' VS Systems.
Gallagher received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University in Boston 1982 and an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1990. He has been awarded 13 U.S. patents and has 10 patents pending.