Kevin Conley serves as SanDisk’s chief technology officer and is focused on fostering strategic innovation at the company. Previously, he served as senior vice president and general manager of SanDisk's Client Storage Solutions from January 2011 to April 2015. Prior to that, Conley was the vice president of engineering at Corsair. In addition to his GM role in CSS, Conley has spent over 15 years at SanDisk holding several key system engineering leadership positions and is listed as the inventor or co-inventor on 50 patents in the area of non-volatile memory architecture and management. Conley started his career as an engineer in the hard disk drive industry. Conley earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and his master's degree in computer engineering from Santa Clara University and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program (SEP).