Bob is Senior Director of Product and Strategic Planning at Samsung Device Solutions Americas. In this role, he is responsible for driving Samsung’s product requirements and strategic investments that pertain to next generation storage systems, SSDs, software and Flash technology. He has more than 20 years of experience in semiconductor and systems companies. Most recently, Bob was with LSI as Director of Strategic Planning for its PCIe Flash and Flash controller business unit. Prior to LSI, he served as Vice President of Product Marketing and Business Development at Virtensys, a start-up focused on I/O and PCIe Flash Virtualization (Virtensys was acquired by Micron in 2011). Previously, Bob co-founded SiPackets, a startup that developed packet processing chips, which was acquired by Alliance Semiconductor.
Bob holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara (CA) University, and a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.
In his free time, he enjoys long distance running, hiking and getting outdoors as much as possible.