Senior Director

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • BS/BA or MS degree with an Engineering emphasis
  • 10 years + related experience on program/project management
  • Knowledge of Western Digital HDD products and services
  • Strong capability in Human Capital Resource Planning and projections
  • High Financial Acumen
  • Exceptional verbal/written communication and presentation skills with executive presence and confidence
  • Result driven and able to motivate, influence and aspire both executive/senior leaders and peer team members
  • High analytical skills, be able to see patterns, be a fast thinker and a good decision maker with an agile approach
  • Overcomes obstacles and constraints without becoming defeated or discouraged
  • Experience as a renowned performer with solid leadership skills and a strong sense of self/personal presence
  • Thorough understanding of HDD product/services acumen and competitive market
  • Willingness to work hard and take direction but also creatively solve problems for which the answers aren’t always obvious
  • Strong cross-functional influence and independent leadership; while being able to adapt to work productively in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty
  • Directing, planning and prioritizing operational initiatives/projects on behalf of HDD business unit, as well as independent leadership of special projects
  • Acting as the point of contact for HDD GM/EVP, executive leadership team, and business stakeholders
  • Participating in the development of financial strategies inclusive of work on various aspects of organizational finance for HDD business unit
  • Providing strategic advice to HDD GM/EVP and executive leadership team to improve daily management of organization, including problem resolution approaches and procedures

Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid sick leave & vacation time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life, accident, & disability insurance

Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts

Employee assistance program

Tuition reimbursement

Employee stock purchase plan

Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan