Michael R. Cannon
Michael R. Cannon (born 1953) is the former CEO of Solectron.
Prior to joining Solectron, Cannon was President, CEO and director of Maxtor Corporation. Previously, Cannon was with IBM's Storage Systems Division, where he held several senior leadership positions, including Vice President of the Personal Storage Systems Division, Vice President of Product Design and Vice President of Worldwide Operations. Prior to IBM, Cannon worked at several companies in the disk drive industry, including Control Data Corporation's Imprimis Technology spin-off. Cannon began his career at The Boeing Company, where he held engineering and management positions in the Manufacturing Research and Development Group. Cannon studied mechanical engineering at Michigan State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.