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Clodoaldo Barrera


Clodoaldo Barrera is a Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Technical Strategist for IBM Systems Storage in San Jose, California. Clod has had a distinguished career across multiple generations of storage technology. He led the Advanced Controller development at IBM, which produced high-end and midrange RAID disk arrays. Clod set IBM’s direction for SAN storage and helped establish a product eco-system that remains in place today. He was a founding member of the SNIA, and served as a board member and officer of SNIA, FCIA and SSAIA. More recently, Clod has set technology direction for storage encryption, compression, object storage, cloud architectures and software defined storage. Clod holds BS and MS degrees from Stanford University and is a senior member of IEEE Computer Society.