|Golden Gate University, BS|
|Accounting and Finance|
Rick Belluzzo has excelled at leading world class technology companies through all phases of growth and business transformation. Belluzzo’s 36-year technology career began at Hewlett Packard, which he joined in 1975 after earning a BS in Accounting and Finance from Golden Gate University. During his 23 years at HP Belluzzo held several key leadership positions, including vice president of the Printer and PC business as well as executive vice president of the Computer Organization.
While President and COO at Microsoft, Belluzzo was responsible for guiding the company’s business strategy and directing business operations and development, and is credited as the force behind the growth of Microsoft’s .NET, XBox, and MSN efforts. Most recently Rick served as chairman and CEO of Quantum Corporation, where he led the company through a transition from a storage device company to focus on corporate data management and protection.