Mr. Cannon currently serves as President, Global Operations for Dell Inc., a computer systems manufacturer and services provider. Prior to joining Dell in February 2007, Mr. Cannon was the President and Chief Executive Officer, and served on the Board of Directors, of Solectron Corporation, an electronic manufacturing services company, which he joined in January 2003. From July 1996 until joining Solectron, Mr. Cannon served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxtor Corporation, a disk drive manufacturer. During this time, Mr. Cannon also served on Maxtor's Board of Directors. He served on the Board of Directors of Seagate Technology, which acquired Maxtor in May 2006, until February 2007 when he resigned. Mr. Cannon studied mechanical engineering at Michigan State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.