Robert Lonadier, SB ‘84, SM ‘87
Marketing Team Member 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 (Co-chair)
Product Manager for PowerPath, a market-leading host software solution that provides superior multipathing for EMC and and non-EMC arrays. Responsible for product line management including setting overall strategic direction, collecting customer input, developing product roadmaps, interfacing with development, marketing and sales enablement, and post-sales support.Creates product requirements and program commitment documents, drives cross-functional consensus and makes business and product decisions to maximize customer value.
Customer-facing product manager for RecoverPoint, one of the fastest-growing software products in EMC. RecoverPoint provides storage independent local and remote replication; enabling companies to dramatically lower their ongoing costs of DR replication while protecting their production datacenters against operational mishaps.
My role as lead technical evangelist for the product management and development organization is to lead customer-facing initiatives including pre-sales technical briefings, post-sales troubleshooting, driving special partner and channel initiatives, and representing the voice of the customer back to the development teams.
In addition, I play a significant role in setting product direction and strategy, performing financial and market analysis, and speaking at trade shows and other events.