Ashley Gorakhpurwalla

EVP & GM, HDD Business at Western Digital

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla is Executive Vice President and General Manager, HDD business.

Prior to joining Western Digital, Gorakhpurwalla served as president and general manager of Servers and Infrastructure Systems at Dell EMC, where he led a $20 billion business that included the company's PowerEdge Server, Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Extreme Scale Infrastructure business units, as well as research and development for its Storage and Data Protection Platform.

With almost 30 years of technology industry experience, Gorakhpurwalla advanced through a series of engineering and business leadership roles at Dell Technologies that focused on complex data center infrastructure. Prior to leading Dell EMC's Server and Infrastructure Systems Business, he served as senior vice president of the company's PowerEdge engineering team.

Gorakhpurwalla holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University - Kingsville.



  • EVP & GM, HDD Business

    Current role

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