Welcome Derek Dicker
Micron announced that the company has appointed Derek Dicker as vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit.
In this role, Dicker will be responsible for leading and expanding Micron’s solid-state storage business. This includes building world-class storage solutions to address the growing opportunity in large market segments like cloud, enterprise and client compute. He will report to Sumit Sadana, Micron's executive vice president and chief business officer.
“Derek’s deep technical expertise and experience in the storage industry make him the ideal choice to lead our storage business,” said Sumit Sadana, executive vice president and chief business officer. “His strategic mindset, coupled with his outstanding track record of business leadership, will help us fully capitalize on our leading-edge NAND technologies and solutions.”
Derek Dicker’s Background
- Dicker has 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, including sales, marketing and executive roles at Intel, IDT, PMC-Sierra and Microsemi Corporation.
- Most recently, he served as vice president and business unit manager of performance storage at Microsemi, where he led a global organization and drove all general management functions.
- Dicker holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Q. What is Micron announcing today?
A. Derek Dicker has been appointed as vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit . He will report to Sumit Sadana, Micron’s executive vice president and chief business officer.
Q. When is this change effective?
A. Nov. 30, 2017.
Q. Why is Micron bringing in new leadership?
A. The adjustment is aimed at accelerating the company’s ability to execute on its strategic goals.
Q. Where will Dicker be located?
A. Dicker will work out of Micron’s Milpitas office in California.