Monday, March 9, David Goeckeler, previously head of Cisco's networking and security, started as CEO of Western Digital. Wednesday, March 11, the WHO declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. In this interview with McKinsey & Company David Goeckeler talks about leading the company through the complexity and changes of a pandemic, balancing between business continuation and peoples' safety as well as rekindling Western Digital's innovation on the way.
"I’m really proud of the way the team responded to this situation while caring for the employees. We have started to restructure the company in a way that I think will allow us to execute better. We’re delivering better for our customers. Our innovation road map is rekindled and moving forward." - David Goeckeler
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