Curtis Ballard

Distinguished Technologist

Curtis Ballard is a technologist with Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the HPE Storage organization. Curtis has over 20 years of experience in storage and storage interfaces technologies. While working at Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Curtis has worked in product design teams for magneto optical disk drives, medium changer devices, tape drives, disk arrays, and enclosure management devices. He has worked on hardware designs for storage interfaces and storage controllers as well as firmware for motion control, storage interfaces, user interface, and embedded operating systems.

Curtis currently is a technologist in the HPE Storage R&D organization as well as representing HPE in industry standards bodies. He is the vice-chair of INCITS/T10 SCSI Storage Interfaces Technical Committee and as is contributing member of NVM Express. Curtis is currently the technical editor for several the INCITS/T10 standards. He in an inventor on over 40 US patents in the storage industry across electrical, software, and mechanical disciplines and works in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise architecture community on storage architecture, intellectual property, and storage strategy.

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