A highly respected enterprise technology specialist, LaMills Garrett serves Hewlett-Packard in Roseville, California, as Chief Technology Officer for HP Storage- Americas. Beginning his career in the US Air Force before joining HP as an intern in Greeley, Colorado. LaMills would go on to work in Loveland, CO before transitioning to Roseville (Sacramento area) as an network-attached software (NAS) Software Design Engineer, where he developed high-end NAS solutions for HP-UX and XP Disk Array. LaMills Garrett was then positioned within the company as a Storage Consultant, where he was part of a specialized team focused on delivering complex customer solutions and addressing complex technical, post-sales issues. He later worked as the Project Manager for the storage customer focused testing initiative, and as an Engineer, Strategist, and Manager on the Information Management team at Hewlett-Packard. He would then move on to a rotational assignment in Finance as a Business Strategy Manager at Hewlett-Packard for three years, where he was instrumental in improving monthly forecasts and implementing cost reduction strategies. Before accepting his current role, LaMills Garrett was a Storage Product Marketing Manager where he was instrumental in growing the XP Disk Array business and successful adoption of the 3PAR product line into HP Storage.
LaMills Garrett has a strong interest in community involvement within the Roseville area. He has coached youth basketball and swimming as well as participated in multiple Board roles for the swimming team. LaMills Garrett is also involved in his children’s education. He has served as a School Site Council Member, an Art Docent, and President of the Parent Teacher Organization. He is also involved in the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce.
On Mendeley, LaMills is mostly focused on collaboration that will need to new and improved education models that maximizes the use of technology, volunteers, and private companies in conjunction with flexible schedules, athletics, trade infusion, and community involvement to develop students that realize their full potential. Another area of interest and desired collaboration include creating methods to leverage "crowds" to further social and commercial benefit.