Craig S. Haught, 2010 Honoree

Chief information and Environmental strategy officer
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
San Jose
First job:
Mechanical CAD software engineer at Structural Dynamics Research Corp.
Title you'd like to hold someday:
"CEO of a technology company."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Yes, recognizing there are lots of opportunities to impact a business' success."
If I were not in this business, I would probably be...
"a professional golfer."
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Anticipate, plan, and flawlessly execute."
Ask me to do anything but ...
"misrepresent the truth."
Passion outside of work:
Recreational best:
"My golf handicap was 14 at one time."
In high school, I was...
"a swimmer and baseball player."
Technology pet peeve:
"Security holes in software."
A recent great read:
Angels & Demons, by Dan Brown
Favorite movie:
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