Branislav (Bran) started his career in data storage as SCSI firmware development engineer at Seagate. He also worked on RAID controller design and development at XIOtech (Seagate) and later on, as an I/O Development and Integration Engineer, he worked on host side I/O at Cray. Bran has been involved with Lustre filesystem since 2005 (Cray) and with GPFS since 2014 (IBM). He also worked as Software Solutions Architect for Lustre filesystem at Intel. After joining DDN as a member of Technical Sales team, he was involved with designing competitive high-performance parallel filesystems, block storage, and object storage solutions.