Dave Mosley was appointed CEO of Seagate in 2017. Prior to his current role, Dr. Mosley was President and COO of Seagate, responsible for Seagate’s Global Operations, Research and Development, Supply Chain/Procurement and Logistics, IT, and Sales and Marketing. Mosley has held a variety of posts at Seagate in his 20-year tenure, including President Operations and Technology, Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing, as well as many R&D leadership roles. Mosley earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Davis focusing on solid state physics. Mr. Mosley was appointed to Seagate's Board of Directors in July 2017.
Seagate Technology PLC is an American data storage company that was incorporated in 1978 as Shugart Technology. It is currently incorporated in Dublin, Ireland and has its principal executive office in Cupertino,California, USA.
Seagate developed the first 5.25-inch hard disk drive (HDD) in 1980, the 5-megabyte ST-506. They were a major supplier in the microcomputer market during the 1980s, especially after the introduction of the IBM XT in 1983. In 1989, they finalized the purchase of Control Data Corporation's Imprimis division, makers of the Wren product line. This gave Seagate access to Wren's voicecoil-based technology. In 1991, they introduced the 7200 RPM Barracuda line, which remains their high-end offering. They purchased Maxtor in 2006 and Samsung HDD business in 2011.