Global VP of Product Management & Marketing, Pliops
Tony Afshary is a veteran of Storge Industry for the past 25 years. Tony is the Global VP of Product Management & Marketing at Pliops where he leads all Product Planning, Product Marketing, Technical Marketing, and Solutions Engineering functions. Tony has been at Pliops since 2019. Before Pliops, Tony was with Seagate for 5 years as the Sr Director of Product Marketing & Ecosystem Solutions. He led the Product Marketing & Solutions Engineering for Seagate’s SSD portfolio. Prior to that, Tony was with LSI for seven years and was the Director of Tech Marketing for Server and Network Storage products. He was also one of the founders of the Nytro Accelerator business and held multiple marketing and engineering roles to bring this technology from concept to production and quick market adoption. Tony also held various roles at Intel for 11 years including managing the tech-marketing and development activities for both Intel storage and communication products. Afshary received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as an MBA from Arizona State University.