Michael Galane '74  

Senior Director, Channel Strategy and Development
Enterprise Group
Hewlett-Packard Company

Galane manages channel strategy and development for the Enterprise Group.  Responsibilities includes investment, compensation and overall design of HP’s go-to-market structure for HP’s indirect sales motion for distributors, resellers and system integrators.

Galane previously was Fulfillment Operations Manager for Enterprise Storage & Servers, Americas, where he led forecasting and planning of Enterprise Storage & Servers. Prior to this, Galane managed Supply Chain Operations for Enterprise Storage & Servers, Americas. Galane has also served as Worldwide Manager for Remarketed Systems and Worldwide Marketing Manager for Professional Services.  Galane began his career at Eastman Kodak and has also held executive positions at HP in Research and Development and Consulting. 

Galane has represented HP on the board of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and several education, human services and arts organizations including KidsFirst (Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County), San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, PowerHouse Science Center of Sacramento, Cupertino Community Services, DeAnza College and the Cupertino Division of the American Heart Association.  He led three United Way Campaigns for HP’s Cupertino Campus, is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum and was a Founding Director of Industrial Computing Society of the Instrument Society of America.  He earned his BA in Computer Sciences from the State University of New York at Potsdam in 1974 and completed his MS coursework in Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Galane serves as the Vice President for Potsdam College Foundation and National Co-Chair of the Campaign for Potsdam. He is married with two sons and currently resides in Granite Bay, CA.