Matt Kixmoeller is a storage veteran who saw first-hand the last major storage technology media upgrade: the move from tape to disk in the backup market. Matt was Vice President of enterprise product management for Symantec's Information Management products, including the NetBackup and Enterprise Vault. Kixmoeller oversaw product strategy and vision, engineering direction, and go-to-market activities for this $1B+ global product line. During his tenure Kixmoeller also held similar roles managing other Symantec products such as the Storage Foundation and CommandCentral Storage. Kixmoeller joined Symantec in 2005 as part of the merger with VERITAS Software Corporation. Prior to joining VERITAS Software, Kixmoeller was co-founder of Centrata, a leading provider of IT service management software. He has also held positions with Adaptec and Gemini Consulting (now Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young). Kixmoeller holds a degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.