Tom Mendoza

Special Advisor

Tom Mendoza is the Vice Chairman of NetApp. He joined NetApp in 1994 where he was responsible for worldwide sales until 2000. During this time, NetApp grew from 0-$1B in revenue. Promoted to President in 2000, Tom helped lead the company through the dotcom bust, and was named Vice Chairman in 2008. Since the beginning of his tenure with NetApp, Tom has been instrumental in developing and nurturing NetApp's globally recognized culture.

Tom speaks frequently about leadership and corporate culture to diverse groups including The United States Marine Corps, West Point, the Mossad, CIO forums, Oracle's Leaders Circle, and Stanford University. In 2009, he was the co-recipient with NetApp Chairman Dan Warmenhoven of the Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce. Tom serves on the boards of Service Source, Varonis, Security Scorecard, and Arxan, as well as on the board of Justin Tuck’s R.U.S.H. foundation. In September 2000, Notre Dame renamed its business school the Mendoza College of Business after an endowment made by Tom and Kathy Mendoza.

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Los Angeles, CA (January 13, 2020) - Saviynt (www.saviynt.com), an industry leader pioneering Identity 3.0 - a disruptive, converged Identity Governance, Application GRC, and Cloud Privileged Access Management solution, announced the expansion of its leadership team, appointing Todd Rotger as the Company’s Chief Revenue Officer.
January 13, 2020
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Complia Health refocuses on US-based home health and hospice technology solutions with the strategic divestment of the Procura division based in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
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