Tom Baker has served as senior vice president of human resources since February 2008. He joined SanDisk in October 2005 as vice president of human resources. He has extensive experience in human resources and organizational development. Prior to joining SanDisk, Baker was vice president of human resources at Palm, Inc. He also held positions as director of human resources at TRW and Avery Dennison. Baker earned his bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and his master's degree in business administration from Syracuse University.