Jahidul Khandaker | Straight Talk

Jahidul Khandaker

Jahidul Khandaker, CIO, Western Digital
CIO
Western Digital

Professional background: First as Vice President for Enterprise Applications and now as CIO, Jahid has led a 5-year initiative to reduce Western Digital’s supported applications by 50%, f rom 3,000 to 1,500. He previously spent 12 years as an senior IT executive at Hitachi HGST (acquired by Western Digital in 2012) and in positions at IBM and the Defense Finance and Accounting service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. He served for more than 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corp.

Education: BS (computer science), BA (mathematics), MA (information systems): Hawaii Pacific University

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