Bob Plumridge


Company Represented While Actively Involved with the SNIA:

Hitachi Data Systems

Current Company:


Years with the SNIA:

9 years

Committees, Forums, Initiatives, Board Seats Held at the SNIA:

  • SNIA Europe Board Chairman
  • SNIA Europe Vice Chairman
  • SNIA Europe Treasurer

Fondest Memories of the SNIA:

The team work, camaraderie and the sense of trying to make a difference in a very fast-moving industry. Also, being one of the go to organizations for independent expert advice and opinion.

Proudest Moments while Active with the SNIA:

Being asked to take on the Chairmanship of the EMEA board and holding the position for 6 years during a time of great change and development for both the EMEA board and the industry as a whole.

SNIA's Greatest Achievements:

Just remaining so relevant during a period of huge change, driving and supporting this change across a wide base of technologies and use cases.

Providing an industry neutral expert pool of resources and information to both members companies and end users.