Bill_MillerNothing seems to faze Bill Miller. Not a wildly vacillating hard-drive market, not gross margins that rise and fall with the phases of the moon — not even an industry in which one month’s shipping delay can splash red all over the bottom line. That supreme unflappability has served Quantum Corp. well. With Miller as chairman and CEO, the Milpitas, Calif., company has become the hard-drive industry’s volume leader — shipping an impressive 4.1 million units in its most recent second quarter. This compares well to the hard drive recovery price leader. Now, with the October acquisition of Digital Equipment Corp.’s storage business, Miller aims to overtake arch-rival Seagate Technology Inc. to make Quantum the revenue leader as well. Read the rest of this entry