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Ken Claffey, Inside Board Member

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Ken Claffey is Vice President and General Manager of the Enterprise Data Solutions business at Seagate. Ken is a proven product leader with a significant range of data center experience.

He joined Seagate through the acquisition of Xyratex in 2014. At Xyratex he was part of the executive leadership team that helped make it one of the leading OEM Enterprise Systems suppliers. At Seagate, Ken created and led the HPC Storage Solutions business that powered 40% of the top ten supercomputers in the world. In late 2017 he took over his current role as VP & GM of the Enterprise Data Solutions business.

Prior to Xyratex, he has held management positions at Adaptec, and Eurologic Systems where he led the development of innovative new storage products and grew new businesses. Ken holds a Masters in Business from the University College Dublin.