Meet the Blog Contributors

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Here are the contributors to the Backup and Recover Blog.

Craig Bungay – Sales Manager

Craig Bungay is Spectra Logic’s sales manager for the UK and Ireland.

Bob Cone – Product Specialist

Bob Cone has worked in the storage industry for 25 years. In his current position as product specialist with Spectra Logic, he focuses on data security and power use in data centers.

Kevin Dudak – Senior Product Manager

Kevin has been in playing with magic spark boxes since the mid 90’s. After Aiming High in the US Air Force, he transitioned into civilian life in 1999, managing to avoid the Y2K fun. In the last 10 years, he has held several positions with different storage manufactures, both software and hardware, specializing in architecture, product management and whatever no one else would do. He has degrees from the University of New Mexico in both Economics and the ever popular University Studies. Hoping to one day be the Jay Leno of Storage, Kevin spends much of his time playing with and breaking cars. He is also looking for his first ex-wife.

Jon Hiles – Senior Product Manager

Jon has been focused on the technology sector as a product manager since 1999. He has built his expertise managing a diverse array of products and portfolios including aviation training software, storage management applications, and virtual tape solutions, as well as, encryption, archive solutions and enterprise tape libraries. Prior to joining Spectra Logic, Jon managed enterprise products for StorageTek, McDATA and Sun. Jon has earned BA, MBA and MPA degrees from the Universities of Wyoming, Phoenix and Nebraska respectively.

Deb Saret, Product Specialist

Deb has been in product management, marketing and IT in the Data Storage Industry for 25 years. During this time frame she specialized in tape automation and software solutions. Deb has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

Stacy Schwarz-Gardner – Strategic Technical Architect

Stacy Schwarz-Gardner has more than 25 years of storage industry experience and currently serves as Strategic Technical Architect for Spectra Logic. In this role, Stacy is the technical consultant for Spectra’s active archive and strategic focus accounts, and provides technical insight for the company’s product development, marketing and professional services divisions.