Updated: May 3, 2012
Stephen J. Luczo is the chairman, president and CEO of Seagate Technology PLC, the leading producer of hard disk drives and storage solutions.
Mr. Luczo has been a director of Seagate since 2000, and has served as president and CEO of Seagate since January 2009.
He joined Seagate in 1993 as senior vice president of corporate development. In 1997, he was promoted to president and chief operating officer at Seagate Technology, Inc., and was promoted to CEO in 1998. He was appointed chairman of the board in 2002. He resigned his position as CEO in 2004, but retained his position as chairman of the board. From 2006 to 2009, he was a private investor. He rejoined Seagate as president and CEO in January 2009.
Prior to joining Seagate, Mr. Luczo was senior managing director of the global technology group of Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm.
Mr. Luczo joined the Microsoft Board in May 2012. He is active in philanthropic work, and is passionate about sports and the creative arts. He is a member of the World Wildlife Fund Board of Directors and the All-Stars Helping Kids Advisory Board.
Mr. Luczo received an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a B.A. in economics and psychology from Stanford.