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Mark Gaertner

Graduated from Iowa State with a Computer Engineering degree in 1990. Twenty four years of enterprise storage experience. Developed boot, SCSI, and data path firmware for one of the first commercially available RAID systems. Started work for Seagate in 1994. Designed and implemented hard drive firmware functionality with a special focus on scheduling policies, cache management, and reliability features. Recently, architected advanced SSD and HDD capabilities including drive managed and Host Aware SMR functionality. Actively involved in the T10 ZBC standards work.