Lance L. Smith

Primary Data CEO Lance Smith is a strategic industry visionary who has architected and executed growth strategies for disruptive technologies throughout his career. Prior to Primary Data, Lance served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of SanDisk Corporation IO Memory Solutions, following the SanDisk acquisition of Fusion-io in 2014. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Fusion-io from April 2010.

Lance has held senior executive positions of companies that transacted for billions of dollars, holds patents in microprocessor bus architectures, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Santa Clara University.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Lance L. Smith and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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