Joan Wrabetz is the chief technology officer for QualiSystems. Prior to her current role, she was the VP and CTO for the emerging product division of EMC. Joan has more than 20 years of executive management experience at public and privately held technology companies. She has been an executive at a number of startup technology companies, a partner with BlueStream Ventures, and served on the board of directors or advisory board of many early-stage technology companies. She was the founder and CEO of Aumni Data, a developer of big data analytics technology. She was the CEO of Tricord Systems (acquired by Adaptec), one of the first companies to introduce a commercial product based on distributed file system technology. Earlier, Ms. Wrabetz was the VP and general manager for SAN operations at StorageTek. Prior to joining StorageTek, Ms. Wrabetz was the founder and CEO of Aggregate Computing, a grid computing software company, acquired by Platinum Technologies. Prior to Aggregate, Ms. Wrabetz held management and senior technical positions at Control Data Corporation and SRI International.
Ms. Wrabetz holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, an MSEE from Stanford University, and BSEE from Yale University. She has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Thomas, St. Mary's University, and at the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota. She holds patents in load balancing, distributed systems and machine learning classification and analytics.