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Bill Miller CIO, NetApp

Most recently with same position at Broadcom
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2016.10.20

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NetApp, Inc. announced the appointment of Bill Miller as CIO.

In this role, he will lead NetApp's IT organization, support the company's ongoing transformation, and work with peer organizations to advance business strategy and technology initiatives. He will also direct the NetApp on NetApp and Customer-1 programs, which help the company's engineering and field organizations use, improve, and showcase the value of technology solutions to customers. This value includes helping customers drive data management solutions within their own IT environments by integrating data siloes, automating processes to speed results, and removing barriers to scale that limit growth.

"As an organization, the NetApp IT team demonstrates incredible dedication to our customers and  business partners and to driving IT transformation," said Ron Pasek, EVP and CFO. "Bill Miller brings a wealth of leadership, business, and technology experience essential to the CIO role in a hybrid cloud era. We look forward to Bill and the IT team's continued leadership in delivering high value to our organization and enabling IT transformation for our customers in the years ahead."

"NetApp is a clear leader in helping IT teams transform their most essential capability-data management-to succeed in the data-powered digital era," said Miller. "I'm energized to lead our company's IT organization to accelerate the technology and business initiatives that improve customer outcomes and drive NetApp's own business success."

Miller brings to NetApp an extensive background in providing technology-centered leadership and global business solutions to large technology companies. He served most recently as senior VP and CIO at Broadcom Corporation. In this role, he led an IT organization focused on delivering value by leveraging cloud computing applications and partners to maintain low-spend profiles for best-in-class efficiencies.

Prior to working at Broadcom, he established Sabal Systems, a high-tech consultancy focused on cyber security, IT industry strategic product positions, billing, and recovery systems. His company assisted CIOs and CEOs in their challenging technology missions, including cyber positioning for a major defense contractor and product positioning for a top networking switching supplier. He was also the CIO for Harris Corporation, focused on worldwide delivery of IT services to more than 20,000 computing clients across a global footprint, serving both federal and commercial communities.

He is also active on multiple executive boards. His board contributions include providing CIO advisory input for the dean of engineering at University of Central Florida, for Information Systems Associates at University of California Los Angeles, and for University of California Irvine's Center for Digital Transformation. He also provides advisory input for the Information Management Forum, a consortium of IT leadership.

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