Steve Wasko is a systems engineer at Pure Storage, one of the fastest-growing companies in Silicon Valley. Combining his years of experience with enterprise applications, networking, and compute gives him a unique perspective at Pure Storage. Prior to Pure Storage, Steve spent the previous 11 years at Cisco involved in application networking, storage networking, cloud, unified computing, and data center virtualization solutions. His recent work there over the past decade led to dozens of large, complex, enterprise implementations of UCS as well as multiple UCS Central deployments and private cloud implementations.
Before Cisco, Steve spent seven years at Microsoft as a senior product manager in the Windows Server division as well as time as a senior technology specialist in the Microsoft Enterprise field. Before that, Steve spent time at IBM and EDS. Past certifications include CNE, MCSE, CCNA, and ITIL. In his spare time, Steve enjoys his family, CrossFit, hunting, and technology.