Carlo Garbagnati leads Cloudian’s global Engineering team, with operations in Silicon Valley, Milan, Tokyo, and Beijing. Prior to Cloudian, he spent 25 years leading R&D organizations at companies ranging from early-stage start-ups to larger industry players such as HDS (now Hitachi Vantara), Pivot3, BlueArc, Quantum and Meridian Data. Carlo has driven the development of hybrid cloud, big data analytics, network-attached storage and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. Carlo holds an M.S.E.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. from Northrup University in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.