Ray Lucchesi is the president of Silverton Consulting and has worked in data storage for over 30 years, mostly in engineering and marketing new enterprise class disk and tape automation products.
also speaks at major storage conferences and has authored numerous articles for the storage industry press.
At Silverton Consulting
has helped storage vendors improve product development, marketing and strategy.
has helped data storage end users evaluate and optimize new storage products.
writes on storage topics on his
blog RayOnStorage.com and can also be followed on Twitter
At StorageTek, Ray
focused on marketing and product strategy.
Before that, he
directed embedded code development for StorageTek's enterprise disk subsystem.
Much earlier, Ray was lead architect and later managed the team that developed the host (server) software for StorageTek's first automated tape library.
Ray holds a BS from Bradley University.
Ray is a Senior member of the IEEE and a registered member of TASA (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys).
was voted "Top Speaker - SNIA Tutorials" for his
April'07 talk on VoIP data mining at the Spring SNW
, together with others, invented two key patents on tape library technology while at StorageTek
US Patent 4,928,245, Automated Cartridge System
European Patent CA1323100, Data Security Arrangement For An Automated Magnetic Tape Cartridge Library System
RLucchesi Functional Resume (247.3 KiB, pdf)
Ray Lucchesi Product Development, Strategy, and Marketing Experience