Scott Dietzen is currently CEO at Pure Storage, and prior to that was a three-time successful entrepreneur with WebLogic, Zimbra, and Transarc. Most recently, he was President and CTO of Zimbra, a vendor of open source messaging and collaboration software. Zimbra (now part of VMware) was a pioneer of the Web 2.0 and Open Core paradigms. Zimbra was originally acquired by Yahoo!, where Dietzen served as interim SVP of Communications and Communities.
Prior to Zimbra, Dietzen was CTO of BEA Systems — acquired by Oracle in 2008, where he helped craft the technology and business strategy for WebLogic. Dietzen came to BEA in 1998 via the acquisition of WebLogic, an innovator in Java and web application server technology.
He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
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|Mar 15, 2016||Arkansas Online - Firms look at new ways to store data|