6 years at Gartner
32 years industry experience
Fresno, TX USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Sheila Childs covers general data center storage strategies, as well as current and future storage and data management trends. She focuses on technologies and strategies for managing data across multiple workloads, especially archiving, compliance, application retirement, mobility and cloud. She covers storage and data management technology and vendor analysis.
Areas of Coverage
- Servers & Storage
Sheila Childs's Recent Gartner Activity
Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement
Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2015
Vendor Rating: HP
Ms. Childs has 30 years of experience in the software development industry, including senior-level positions in software engineering, product management, product strategy, marketing and customer support. She has held multiple leadership positions in the Storage Networking Industry Association, including chairman of the board of directors and chair of the organization's Data Management Forum.
BMC Software, Product Line Manager, 3 years
EMC, Director, Product Marketing, 8 years
Legato and OTG Software, VP Product Strategy, 2 years
B.S., Mathematics, Bates College