Seagate has appointed Ravi Naik chief information officer. Mr. Naik comes to the company from Katerra, where he was senior vice president of technology.

Before Katerra, Mr. Naik was SanDisk’s chief information officer. He began his career in 1993 in India, working for HP, where he focused on ERP. He joined 3Com in 1997, and spent the next seven years there. In 2005, he joined Mercury Interactive to lead an ERP implementation. He remained with the company after its acquisition by HP in 2006. In 2007, he joined SanDisk to lead an ERP implementation and was eventually appointed as CIO, remaining with the organization through its sale to Western Digital in 2016.

Mr. Naik holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Mumbai.

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