Leah Schoeb ran the Storage Solutions Reference Architecture and Performance Group at Intel bringing expertise ranging from cloud infrastructure and virtualization to system and storage performance for the next generation datacenter. Her latest work with solid state technology. She draws from many years of experience in the computer industry helping systems companies with performance engineering and optimization, market positioning, benchmark evidence creation, and guiding industry standards development for server, virtualized, and storage solutions. Leah has served in several leadership roles for performance for companies, such as, VMware, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Intel, and Amdahl. She has developed and executed long-term plans for the generation of new solid state technology and cloud computing performance. Leah has also participated and provided thought leadership for industry groups such as, Transaction Performance Council (TPC), Storage Performance Council (SPC), and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). She currently serves the SNIA as an elected member of the Technical Council and a co-chair of the Solid State Storage System Technical Work Group.