As a professional involved in content management and storage workflows for over 25 years, Floyd has focused on methods and technologies needed to manage of massive volumes of data across many different storage types and use cases. Prior to joining SBDS, Floyd worked with software and hardware companies in this space, including over 10 years at SGI, where he managed storage and data management products. In that role, he was part of the team that provided solutions used in some of the largest data environments around the world. Floyd’s background includes work at CBS Television Distribution, where he helped implement file-based content management and syndicated content distribution strategies, and Pathfire (now ExtremeReach), where he led the team that developed and implemented a satellite-based IP-multicast content distribution platform to nearly 1,000 TV stations throughout the US. Earlier in his career, he ran Potomac Television, a news syndication and production service in Washington DC, and Manhattan Center Studios, and audio, video, graphics, and performance facility in New York.