Quantum Welcomes Rebecca Jacoby to Board of Directors
Rebecca Jacoby, former SVP of Operations at Cisco Systems has joined Quantum’s Board of Directors. She will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Leadership and Compensation Committee.
Rebecca joins Quantum’s board as the company expands its product portfolio in high-speed processing and management of video and video-like data, and the long-term, low-cost archive of unstructured data.
Jamie Lerner, President and CEO of Quantum said, “With experience as both CIO and Senior Vice President of Operations at Cisco, a highly respected business leader, Rebecca offers a track record of operational excellence and technology leadership that will be a real asset to Quantum’s Board. Rebecca brings greater diversity to our Board, and a technical depth that will be valued.”
Rebecca served as SVP of Operations at Cisco Systems, which was recently ranked fifth best-managed company worldwide in 2019 by The Wall Street Journal. Jacoby held the position of CIO for eight years and retired from Cisco in 2018 after more than 22 years of service. As Senior Vice President of Operations, she led Cisco's global operations, driving growth.
She also oversaw various functions including IT, supply chain, security and trust, global procurement and employee services and workplace resources. Known for her demonstrated understanding of how to drive 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.
“With the restatement completed and new governance practices now in place, and with a sharper focus on innovation and profitable sales, Quantum has been on a roll with a brisk pace of new product development,” said Rebecca Jacoby. “This is a particularly exciting time to join Quantum’s Board, and I look forward to applying my experience to help Quantum grow and realise its true potential.” www.quantum.com