Senior Advisor to the Board

Former Chief Executive Officer

Western Digital Corporation

Steve Milligan is senior advisor to the board of directors of Western Digital Corporation. He served as CEO from January 2, 2013 until March 9, 2020. Milligan previously served as president and CEO of HGST. During his tenure, Milligan led HGST through a financial and operational turnaround culminating in Western Digital's acquisition of the company in March 2012. Prior to joining HGST in 2007, Milligan was Western Digital's senior vice president and chief financial officer. His background includes financial management positions at Dell and Price Waterhouse. Milligan serves as board chairman of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. He is also on the board of directors of Autodesk, Ross Stores, Inc. and The Ohio State Foundation. Milligan holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the Ohio State University.