Alan Gagliardotto joined Sony Electronics in 1998 and currently serves as the key leader for a growing lineup of Optical Disc Archive systems and content management applications. He has more than 15 years of experience managing automated date tape and optical library systems deployed in file based digital media solutions. Alan is part of Professional Solutions of America group and consults regularly on archive workflows and solutions in the media & entertainment, government, education, medical, business and other customers segments. Alan helps define and execute the company’s future product roadmap and overall technology direction. Alan earned a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from Fairleigh Dickison University.