back to article NetApp CTO Jay Kidd resigns and retires from the industry

NetApp CTO Jay Kidd has decided to finish his corporate career and is retiring. Kidd said in a yet-to-go-live blog that "NetApp is a company that has world-class innovation, great people, impeccable ethics, and a culture that suits my personality and values exceptionally well". He wanted to complete his corporate career there …

  1. thegreatsatan

    the wrong people are leaving

    Netapps needs a sweep at top level management, not at the tech level if they want to remain relevant.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: the wrong people are leaving

      Very true! netapp needs an immediate executive leadership change before it's too late.

  2. ByteMe

    Same as the old boss?

    No crystal ball required here. Val Bercovici will take over CTO role. While he's not exactly new blood, he may be smart enough not keep flogging the tired FAS horse and find something new for NetApp to sell. Rumor has it he's already shopping for new flash kit at Micron now that FlashRay has been shelved.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Same as the old boss?

      Flash Ray being shelved? In the quiet words of the Virgin Mary, "Come again"?

      1. dikrek

        Dream on

        Hi all, Dimitris from NetApp.

        You can of course choose to believe whatever you see anonymously posted on the Internet.

        Making claims is easy. "XtremIO is shelved!" "Pure is going out of business!"

        Substantiating the claims is far harder.



  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    .......rats leaving sinking ship............

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