Chairman and CEO
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.
Ms. Jacoby was Senior Vice President, Operations of Cisco Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in IT networking, until her retirement in January 2018. She was promoted to the role in July 2015 and was responsible for driving profitable growth and enabling operational excellence. Ms. Jacoby oversaw the supply chain, global business services, security and trust, and IT organizations. In her former role as Cisco's CIO from 2006 to 2015, she made the Cisco IT organization a strategic business partner, producing significant business value for Cisco in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction and loyalty, market share, and productivity. Since joining Cisco in 1995, Ms. Jacoby held a variety of leadership roles in operations, manufacturing and IT. Prior to joining Cisco, Ms. Jacoby held a range of planning and operations positions with other companies in Silicon Valley. Her extensive understanding of business operations, infrastructure and application deployments, as well as her knowledge of products, software and services helped her advance Cisco's business through the use of Cisco technology. Ms. Jacoby served on the Board of Apptio, Inc., which provides cloud-based technology business management solutions to enterprises, from 2018 until its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners in January of 2019. Ms. Jacoby is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Ms. Jacoby has served on the Board of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and is a founding member of the Technology Business Management Council. Known for her strong track record of operational excellence, innovative problem solving and talent development, Ms. Jacoby was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame by CIO magazine and was recognized by Forbes as a "Superstar CIO" in 2012.
Don Jaworski brings more than 40 years of delivering complex systems, scaling organizations and building new businesses. Currently, he is President and Chief Operating Officer of Lacuna Technologies, Inc., a leader in software that helps municipalities to operationalize digital infrastructure and manage transportation dynamically. At Lacuna, he leads execution and is focused on delivering value to Lacuna’s customers. Prior to joining Lacuna, Jaworski was CEO of SwiftStack, Inc., an open-source cloud data management company focused on large scale data applications, which was acquired by NVIDIA. He was SVP & GM of the core platform business at NetApp, where the team focused on the transition to scale-out systems. He has also held senior leadership roles at Brocade where he was the SVP of Product and at Nokia as the GM of the Enterprise Security business unit. Jaworski’s early career included management positions at Sun Microsystems and Amdahl Corporation.
Jaworski has been an advisor and board member for a number of early-stage companies. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.
Hugues Meyrath brings an extensive background in various leadership roles at global technology companies, most notably in the networking and data storage segments.
Most recently, he served as Chief Product Officer of ServiceChannel, acquired by Fortive in 2021. Before that, he was Vice President at Dell Technologies Capital where he was responsible for driving venture funding, mergers & acquisitions, and other advisory roles for a diverse set of portfolio companies. He also held the role of Vice President of Product Management and Business Development for EMC’s Backup & Recovery Services, which offers a wide portfolio of data protection and business continuity products. Meyrath’s experience also includes executive roles at Juniper Networks, Brocade Communications, SBS and Quantum.
Christopher D. Neumeyer is an executive vice president and portfolio manager at PIMCO, a global investment management firm that provides investment solutions to companies, educational institutions, foundations and endowments across the world. Since joining PIMCO in January 2010, Mr. Neumeyer has held multiple roles and is currently responsible for identifying, originating and structuring corporate investments across the capital structure in a variety of industries for various PIMCO-managed investment funds. Previously, he held roles at Blackstone Group and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Neumeyer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Indiana University and is also a CFA® charterholder.
Mr. Marc E. Rothman is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BMC Software, Inc., a global leader in IT solutions for the autonomous digital enterprise, a role he has held since October 2020. From February 2013 until July 2020, Mr. Rothman was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at VeriFone Systems Inc., a leader in global payment services and solutions. Prior to VeriFone, Mr. Rothman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motorola Mobility Inc. He led Motorola Mobility's spinoff from its former parent company, Motorola Solutions Inc., and its sale to Google in 2012. Mr. Rothman also served in finance leadership roles at Motorola Solutions Inc., General Instrument (GI), and Audit Advisory Services at Deloitte. Mr. Rothman is Chair of Quantum's Audit Committee and is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Leadership and Compensation Committee.
White is currently Vice President of Enterprise Data and Analytics at NIKE, Inc., where she has served since April 2020. Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Enterprise Data Engineering at Synchrony Financial and in General Electric Healthcare and General Electric Transportation. She earned an MBA from Huron University and a Master of Applied Mathematics degree in Computer Science at University of Central Oklahoma. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Shenyang Polytechnic University and a certificate in Health Economics & Outcomes Research from University of Washington.
Originally from China, White is fluent in Mandarin and understands the unique needs of the Asia Pacific market, which will support Quantum's mission to become a truly global company and accelerate international growth. White is a member of the Audit Committee and the Leadership and Compensation Committee.