Joe Gutowski is currently the Regional Sales Manager at Pure Storage. Prior to coming to Pure Storage he was the Area Vice President at EMC where he provided leadership over direct sales and integration of matrix selling business units: Backup/Recovery, Security, Isilon, Global Financial Services, and Consulting Services. Gutowski was also responsible for resource inclusion of Systems Engineers, Subject Matter Experts, Professional Services, and Customer Service. All planning, programs, and direction in the spirit of exceeding corporate revenue targets were under his leadership. His tenure as Area Manager included sales responsibility for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Southwest Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.