Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 7, 2003

Mark Santora – Network Appliance Inc (ntap)

MARK SANTORA is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing at Network Appliance, Inc. Mr. Santora joined Network Appliance in August 1994 as Director of western area sales and was promoted to Vice President of North American sales. Most recently, Mr. Santora was named Senior Vice President of Marketing, responsible for worldwide product marketing, market development, and corporate communications strategies at Network Appliance. Mr. Santora has 18 years of sales management experience in the computer industry, most recently as Director of Sales for workgroup products at Cisco Systems. Prior to that, he was director of western area sales at Crescendo Communications, before its acquisition by Cisco. Mr. Santora also served as Sales Director for MIPS Computer Systems and District Sales Manager for Sun Microsystems. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Business from Westminster College. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with an update on the company? What's gone

on over the past year or so that investors should focus on?

Mr. Santora: We have announced a set of new products, which