John Busch, PhD
Founder and CEO
John is Founder and CEO of Windjammer Technologies, a Silicon Valley stealth start-up. Prior to Windjammer, John was a Vice President and Senior Fellow at SanDisk Corporation. At SanDisk, John led explorations into flash- optimized big data solution. Prior to SanDisk, John was Founder and CEO of Schooner Information Technology, which SanDisk acquired. At Schooner John’s company lead the creation of flash-optimized databases and data stores. Prior to Schooner, John was director of computer system research at Sun Microsystems Laboratories. At Sun Labs, John led research teams in multi-core processors, multi-tier scale-out architectures, and advanced high-performance computer systems. Prior to Sun, John was VP at Diba, Inc., co-founder of Clarity Software, and director of Computer Systems R&D at Hewlett Packard. John holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA, an M.A. in Mathematics from UCLA, an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. John has numerous patents and publications.