Spectra Current Podcast

The Spectra Current is Spectra Logic’s new podcast series featuring in-depth discussions by Spectra executives and other IT industry experts as they dive deep into the latest in data storage, data management and security.

Conversations center around data center experiences, business methodologies, corporate culture, industry insights and lighthearted talk on successes, failures and personal and professional recommendations.

Spectra will post new episodes bimonthly, so check back often to hear unique insights from IT professionals on the front lines who are cracking the code on some of the industry’s most pressing challenges. Fill out the form to receive updates from Spectra.

Success in Sales with Chris Shannon

Take a listen to the #SpectraCurrent this week with VP of Sales, Chris Shannon, as we relive his 26-year history in sales roles at Spectra. Chris shares stories, wisdom, and much more in this captivating #podcast episode! Read More

Sounds from the show floor NAB

Welcome to this week’s episode of The Spectra Current. In this episode recorded live from the NAB 2022 trade show floor in Las Vegas, NV, we speak one-on-one with customers and partners to hear about what new innovations are happening in the world of media and entertainment. Read More

Alan Hall with NOAA

This week we explore the history of Alan Hall, and his experience operating and managing CLASS at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). We discover firsthand why NOAA and Alan still believe tape has a strong place in the data center, as well as getting to explore how he got his start in this field. We hope you will enjoy this engaging discussion, and be sure to check out some of our other episodes as well! Read More

Women in STEM with Deanna Hoover

Tune in for this week’s episode with Spectra’s new Director of Product Marketing, Deanna Hoover. In this episode, we explore Deanna’s career as a woman in STEM, the challenges faced, the mentors and role models discovered, as well as hear from this technology thought leader on what it is like to work for a software enabled storage company. This is an episode that you won’t want to miss, we hope you’ll enjoy this enlightening conversation. Read More

Writing Society’s Genome

Spectra Logic · Writing Society's Genome with Bob Cone John Kranz

In this week’s episode we speak with two of Spectra’s beloved employees, John Kranz (J.K.) and Bob Cone, who both co-wrote Spectra’s book, Society’s Genome with Spectra CEO, Nathan Thompson. They recall what it was like to write a book, reminisce on what it has been like to work at Spectra over the years, including the dramatic changes the company has undergone. We explore their unique hobbies and past times, like being in a band and gardening. We hope you enjoy the episode, thanks for tuning in. Read More

Founding a Thriving Technology Company

Join us for this week’s episode as we interview Spectra’s founder and CEO Nathan Thompson. During this conversation, we explore the early days of Spectra, the process of building a thriving technology company, as well as what it took to pivot and stay innovative over the lifespan of Spectra Logic. Read More

From Intern to Full-Time: A Career Journey with Three Spectra Employees

Join us for this week’s pre-holiday edition of The Spectra Current, as we follow the journey from intern to full time with some of Spectra’s newer faces. Specifically, we are interviewing Kristen Coats, our Graphic Designer and Videographer, Mariana Menge Schuett, our Marketing Programs Manager, and Keaton Day, our Digital Marketing Manager, all three of whom have unique onboarding stories, and have been a joy to bring into the Spectra family. Read More

The Path to CTO with Matt Starr and Betsy Doughty

Spectra Logic · The Path to CTO with Matt Starr And Betsy Doughty

Join us for this week’s episode of The Spectra Current, as we jump into an exciting conversation with Spectra Logic’s Chief Technology Officer, Matt Starr. Matt has exciting stories from his travels around the world, seeing the cool things our customers do, as well as a unique set of hobbies like winemaking that he loves to “rub some math on”. We hope you’ll enjoy this installment of the Spectra Current, and thanks for joining. Read More

One Technology Company Philosophy with Mat Brown

Join us with One Technology founder Mat Brown as we explore what it was like founding a company with the mission of data center modernization and cloud enablement. Mat dives into their pirate ship philosophy, and how they keep One Technology flexible to always enable their business to provide valuable solutions for their customers. Read More

A Short Ransomware Story with Tony Mendoza

Join us this week with guest Tony Mendoza, Spectra’s Senior Director of IT. We will cover all facets of the ransomware attack that Spectra Logic underwent in May of 2020, and how we overcame that obstacle. In this episode, we uncover all of the details of our experience, what we learned, what we have improved from this experience, and how we as a company are using this as an opportunity to improve our products to help customers if they ever were to face a similar situation. Read More

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