Cameron Bahar leads the technical vision and strategy at Veritas Technologies, the leader in Enterprise Data Protection and Data Management. Previously, Cameron served as the global CTO of Huawei Storage responsible for product architecture, strategy, and technology direction of advanced storage and cloud computing platforms and also ran the US R&D Storage Lab focused on innovation and next-generation storage and cloud computing technologies. Previously, Cameron served as Hitachi Data Systems CTO and Chief Strategist. Cameron joined HDS through the acquisition of ParaScale. At HDS, Cameron led the technology direction and strategy on scale-out storage platforms, distributed file systems and Big Data analytics and contributed to the overall file and cloud storage product strategy. Previously, Cameron founded ParaScale and served as its CTO and VP Engineering until it was acquired by HDS in August 2010. At ParaScale, Cameron developed and released the first software-defined scale-out hyperconverged compute/storage platform creating the category “Private Cloud” and allowing Big Data and vritual workloads to run directly inside a distributed shared-nothing storage platform. Earlier, Cameron led design, deployment, and operation of Scale8s distributed Internet storage service that provided the world’s first public cloud storage for digital content owners including MSN, MTV and others. At HP Enterprise Systems Technology Lab, he developed system software for disk volume management, data security, and utility data center management. At Teradata, Cameron developed extensions to UNIX to allow the massive parallel processing required by the Teradata database, the worlds first and fastest distributed data warehouse. Cameron started his career at Locus Computing, a pioneer in distributed operating systems, single-system image clustering, and distributed file systems. Cameron holds a BS, first in class, and an MS with honors, in Electrical Engineering from UC Irvine and holds several patents in scalable distributed storage systems, virtual file systems, and high availability systems.
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