In early May, I had a wide ranging conversation with Sandisk CIO and SVP Ravi Naik about security, cloud, Big Data, his biggest challenges and other IT issues. Besides IT, he is responsible for the memory maker's far flung global real estate -- it has 20 facilities with engineering labs and chip fabs in India, California, Israel, South Korea and Japan. He spoke fast in our 47 minute interview and flew right over my question (several, actually): "Do you ever sleep?" But he talked substantially and openly. Here are the highlights.