Seagate Technology PLC (commonly referred to as Seagate) is an American data storage company. It was incorporated in 1978 as Shugart Technology and commenced business in 1979. Since 2010, the company is incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Cupertino, California, United States. David Mosley is the current CEO with  Stephen J. Luczo as chairman of the board of directors. In January 2009, Luczo, Seagate’s chairman, was appointed president and chief executive officer, returning him to the role he held at Seagate from 1998 to 2004. On October 2, 2017 COO David Mosley was appointed CEO and Luczo stepped down from that role.