James L. Dawson has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer since June 2013, as our Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales from October 2010 to June 2013, and as our Senior Vice President of Sales from April 2009 to October 2010. From 2004 to April 2009, Mr. Dawson served as vice president of worldwide sales of 3PAR Inc., a storage solutions company. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Dawson served as vice president, strategic sales and business development of Neoscale Systems, Inc., an enterprise storage security company. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Dawson served as vice president of worldwide sales for Scale Eight, Inc., a storage solutions company. From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Dawson served in various positions with Data General Corporation, a supplier of storage and enterprise computing solutions, most recently as vice president of EMEA and Asia Pacific for its CLARiiON Storage Division. Mr. Dawson holds a B.A. in Economics from Weber State University.