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Kurt Esser

Kurt Esser

Director, Cloud Solutions and Technologies

Kurt has over 20 years’ experience spanning the enterprise data center, cloud and data protection space.

At Western Digital, he is responsible for developing go-to-market strategies and cross-vertical backup/archive solutions built on the ActiveScale object storage platform. These solutions are built with private, hybrid and public cloud in mind and leverage extensive ISV ecosystem. He is a strong advocate on the education of customers on object storage and the benefits it can bring to their organizations

Previously, he has worked at Hitachi Data Systems supporting their global Cloud Service Provider ecosystem. He also founded his own Cloud Managed Services company which focused on hybrid cloud workflows, data center automation and disaster recovery/business continuity solutions.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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