Laura ShepardDirector of HPC Marketing, DataDirect Networks
With over 15 years of experience in big data technologies, Laura serves as Director of Vertical Markets at DDN. Previously, she held leadership roles in product management and product marketing in server, networking and storage technologies at big data companies such as SGI, Veritas (Symantec) and Isilon (EMC). She did her undergraduate studies at University of California at Santa Barbara and earned a Masters’ of Science at Carnegie Mellon. At DDN, Laura runs the vertical marketing organization focusing the solution messaging across all HPC, Cloud, Content and Media markets.