Eric’s responsibilities include worldwide product marketing and management for IBM's award-winning storage & software defined infrastructure solutions, and responsibility for global storage channels. Herzog has over 32 years of product management, marketing, business development, alliances, sales, and channels experience in both Fortune 500 and start-up storage companies.
Prior to joining IBM, Herzog was CMO & SVP of Alliances for Violin Memory. Herzog was also SVP of Product Management & Product Marketing for EMC’s Enterprise & Mid-range Systems Division. Before joining EMC, he held senior positions at Tarmin Technologies, IBM's Storage Technology Division, Maxtor, Asempra, ArioData Networks, Topio, Zambeel, and Streamlogic.
Herzog holds a B.A. degree in history from the University of California, Davis, where he graduated cum laude, studied towards a M.A. degree in Chinese history, and was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta honor society.