Quantum Appoints Data Scientist Emily White to Board of Directors

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 29, 2021— Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced that Emily White has joined the company’s Board of Directors. White’s extensive experience in data science and analytics will be instrumental in Quantum’s mission to help organizations manage and enrich their data in order to drive their businesses forward.

White joins Quantum’s board as the company expands its solutions portfolio to securely orchestrate data as it moves through its lifecycle and across multiple storage platforms from the edge, to on-premises locations, to the cloud. The addition of White to the board underscores Quantum’s commitment to becoming a best-in-class software company that provides comprehensive data management and analysis solutions.

“As data becomes an essential differentiator for businesses, we’re providing an end-to-end platform that enables a new class of data that’s customized to meet the demands of any digital business,” said Jamie Lerner, President and CEO of Quantum. “Emily’s experience, particularly in enterprise data and analytics and data science, will help us further our mission to enable our customers to use their data to provide the enhanced intelligence and actionable insights they need.”

White is currently Vice President of Enterprise Data and Analytics at NIKE, Inc., where she has served since April 2020. Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Enterprise Data Engineering at Synchrony Financial and in General Electric Healthcare and General Electric Transportation. She earned an MBA from Huron University and a Master of Applied Mathematics degree in Computer Science at University of Central Oklahoma. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Shenyang Polytechnic University and a certificate in Health Economics & Outcomes Research from University of Washington.

Originally from China, White is fluent in Mandarin and understands the unique needs of the Asia Pacific market, which will support Quantum’s mission to become a truly global company and accelerate international growth.

“In the last few years, Quantum has made a number of leading-edge strategic initiatives to redefine data management and storage solutions,” said White. “I’m excited to join and lend both my business and scientific expertise to the Board of Directors as the company continues its transition to focus on helping organizations gain more value from their growing volumes of unstructured data.”