Derek Gascon

Executive Director -



Derek's career spans over more than twenty years in the information technology industry where he has led market and product strategies for content management/archiving software and solutions. He is currently the Executive Director for the Compliance, Governance & Oversight Council, and Program Lead for information lifecycle governance thought leadership at IBM. Prior to this Derek has held executive positions in Strategy, Marketing, and Products/Solutions across related technologies for managing information including index/search, ECM, MAM, archive and storage with companies such as Dell, Hitachi Data Systems, Convera and StorageTek. He has delivered large scale solutions for content archiving and cloud storage in various industries including health care, law enforcement, oil & gas, financial services and media & entertainment. Derek earned a MS in Management & Organization from the University of Colorado and a BS in Business Information Systems from San Diego State University.