Phil Brace is Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Appliances and Software-defined Storage (SDS) Business Unit at Veritas.
In this role, he leads Engineering, Product Management, Business Development and Alliances, CTO, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain, and is responsible for defining and delivering product strategy and execution across Veritas’ NetBackup Appliances, InfoScale Software-defined Storage, and InfoStudio Data Intelligence products.
Phil is an accomplished technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in engineering, product, and general management roles. Most recently, he was President of the Cloud Systems and Silicon Group at Seagate Technologies responsible for Seagate’s Storage Systems Business and solid-state drive (SSD) product divisions. Prior to that, Phil was Executive Vice President of Seagate’s Electronic Solutions business where he led strategy, development, and marketing for SSD businesses.
Phil also spent nine years at LSI Corporation in various leadership positions, including leading LSI’s Storage Solutions Group as Executive Vice President in his final two years at LSI. Phil started his technology journey at Intel, where he spent twelve years, ultimately as General Manager of Server Product Marketing.
Phil holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University-Sacramento.