Boaz Palgi is the VP & GM of ScaleIO at EMC. Boaz was the Founder & CEO of ScaleIO, Inc. EMC acquired ScaleIO in 2013. Prior to founding ScaleIO, Boaz held executive roles with data storage and enterprise software companies like Topio (acquired by NetApp), NetApp, and Storwize (acquired by IBM). Boaz started programming (Pascal, Z80 on CP/M) at 13. He holds a BA from Nyenrode University (the Netherlands) and Queen’s University (Canada), and an MBA from INSEAD (France).