Dave Donatelli is an esteemed executive who has been in the technology industry for four decades. Throughout his tenure, he has held leadership positions at companies such as EMC and HP.
He was hired by Oracle and is currently running its converged infrastructure business, reporting directly to Mark Hurd, co-CEO.
Early Life and Education
Early childhood education is an integral part of a child’s development. During these formative years, children rely heavily on their parents and caregivers for guidance and instruction.
However, children also require stimulation and interaction with other people to grow healthy and content. This is where teachers come in at age two – starting as a valuable asset!
They educate children in basic life skills like speaking, walking and feeding themselves. Additionally, they impart knowledge of the alphabet, shapes and colors.
Although there is some debate regarding the value of formal education for children, most agree that it is essential. Not only does it help them develop cognitive and social skills, but it also contributes to improved academic performance as well as healthier lifestyles.
Since May 2009, David Donatelli has served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise Servers, Storage, Networking and Technology Services at Hewlett-Packard Company. His division has created industry-standard servers & software, HP storage solutions for business critical systems and networking solutions.
He has held leadership roles at EMC Corporation, where his responsibilities included sales and marketing of the company’s storage and software technologies.
Additionally, he served as assistant coach for Pittsburgh Penguins’ ECHL affiliate Wheeling Nailers and helped the team reach the playoffs four times. His coaching style focused largely on development – something he considers to be the most essential aspect of his job.
Achievements and Honors
David Donatelli has been in the technology industry for two and a half decades, earning himself an impressive resume. Prior to joining Hewlett-Packard as its Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking in 2009, he spent most of his career with EMC Corporation.
His accomplishments include receiving numerous awards and accolades from some of the industry’s premier technology companies, culminating in his being named CEO of the Year by HP. Through this experience, he was able to focus on what matters most: bringing innovation to market and cultivating a culture of customer intimacy and collaboration that transcends geographies and business lines. Furthermore, as head of enterprise server and storage unit, he demonstrated how a small team can have a major influence over IT’s future direction as well as that of its users.
David Donatelli is a married man who resides with his wife Irma (Iris Barlow). They reside in Weatherfield and operate the Corner Shop together.
After leaving football, David was tempted to work in a factory but his wife Irma persuaded him that living on Coronation Street with her parents Stan and Hilda Ogden would be more enjoyable.
In 1963, David and Irma were able to purchase their first home in Weatherfield. They settled into a two-bedroom house and acquired a pet dog named Macca.
Although they had issues, they managed to build a successful marriage and had a daughter named Lily. Unfortunately, Irma suffered miscarriage in 2010 which put an end to their relationship.
David Donatelli boasts a net worth of $1 million, earned through his career as an international soccer player. With over 15 years of professional experience under his belt, the Montreal Impact have enjoyed great success in the United Soccer League and David has also represented Canada on national team duty.
Donatelli owns 532,914 shares of EMC Corp (EMC) stock worth $15 million, as well as stock in HP Inc (HPQ), Marlin Technology Corp (FINMU) and MarkLogic Corporation. In the last three months he has made multiple insider trades in these companies; one of the largest being exercising 57,489 units of Marlin Technology stock on December 12, 2012. Overall he has made 6 insider trades since 2011, which can be found in his Form 4 filings with the SEC