Mr. Monshaw has spent over 30 years in the information technology industry and was a senior operating executive with IBM Corporation. For the first 19 years of his career, he led various financial organizations at IBM, including the CFO for the global Systems and Technology Group (IBM's Hardware business).
For the last decade, he was the GM for IBM Storage, Chief Operating Officer for IBM Japan and a member of the board of directors, General Manager for IBM Global Mid-Market (Small and Medium business), and General Manager for IBM's converged Infrastructure platform - PureFlex. During his tenure he led several very successful M&A projects, most notably XIV and Diligent in the Storage business. Mr. Monshaw worked and lived in the US, Japan and Europe. Mr. Monshaw currently serves on the board of Pulse Secure and is also on the boards of several start-ups, and several community and not-for-profit organizations.