Gary Newgaard is a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in developing and managing systems, strategies, and storage portfolios. He served in executive-level positions at Compaq, EMC, Oracle, and Pure Storage. He’s also a successful entrepreneur who built Paragon Systems and Intelligent Enterprise Solutions. He’s received the FCW’s Fed 100 Award and the Industry Advisory Council’s Communications Award. He’s a member of AFCEA’s Board of Directors. Gary graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a BS in marketing. He also completed the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.