Executive Bios

Quantum is led by a strong executive leadership team committed to meeting customers' scale-out tiered storage and data protection needs and building long-term shareholder value.

Jamie Lerner
CEO and Chairman of the Board

Jamie Lerner joined Quantum in July 2018 as Chief Executive Officer and President. Jamie is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the business while leading Quantum’s multi-pronged transformation initiatives to drive profitability, growth and innovation.

Jamie is a seasoned executive, with more than 25 years of experience developing innovative technology portfolios and leading large, high-performing organizations. Prior to Quantum, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Pivot3 a leader in hyper converged infrastructure. At Pivot3, Lerner was responsible for field sales, technical support, professional services, supply chain and operations. Before joining Pivot3, Lerner held the position of President, Cloud Systems and Solutions, at Seagate Technology, where he was responsible for Seagate’s growth initiatives in cloud computing. Prior to Seagate, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group at Cisco. He also was Founder, President, and CEO of CITTIO Inc., an enterprise system monitoring software company; Senior Software Architect and Product Manager at Platinum Technology (acquired by CA); and, a Senior Consultant at Andersen Consulting. Jamie holds a bachelor's degree in quantitative economics and decision sciences from the University of California, San Diego.

Mike Dodson
Chief Financial Officer

Mike Dodson was named Chief Financial Officer in May 2018. Prior to Quantum, he served as CFO of Greenwave Systems, a global software and managed services company for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Before joining Greenwave, Dodson was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Mattson Technology, Inc., an international semiconductor process equipment manufacturer, from 2012 – 2017. Prior to his tenure at Mattson, Dodson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at DDi Corp., a provider of printed circuit board engineering and manufacturing services. Before joining DDi, Dodson served as the CFO for three global public technology companies and Chief Accounting Officer for an S&P 500 company. Dodson started his career with Ernst & Young.

Shawn Hall
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Shawn Hall joined Quantum in 1999 as Corporate Counsel, became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in 2001 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in May 2009. Prior to Quantum, Hall worked at the law firms of Skadden, Arps and Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where he practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, representing numerous public and private technology companies.
Don Martella
Senior Vice President, Engineering

Don Martella joined Quantum as Vice President, Automation Engineering in August 2006, upon Quantum’s acquisition of ADIC. In June 2010, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering, and in April 2011 assumed his current role. Before joining Quantum, Martella served as a Vice President of Engineering and Quality at ADIC, where he spent five years in various leadership positions. Previously, he held engineering positions in the storage and process control industries.