An industry leader in storage technology, I am currently working as a the VP of Marketing and Strategy for Catalogic Software. Before Catalogic I was a consultant, assisting companies in the storage industry, helping startup companies grow their business. I recently left IBM where I was the the Business Line Executive for IBM's Data Protection Portfolio, responsible for all P&L of the products. Prior to this role I was the Global Storage Efficiency Evangelist for the Storage and Technology Division of IBM. I moved into this role after the acquisition of Storwize, where I was the VP of Technology Services. Before that I served as the key technology consultant to the CTO of EMC. Prior roles have included VP Corporate Development for Avamar Technologies, Senior Corporate Strategist for Iron Mountain/Connected Corporation, Storage Technology Analyst for Enterprise Storage Group, and Director of Technical Support for Veritas Software. I am a respected technology thought leader and spokesperson on Next Generation Data Protection, including virtual server data and cloud strategies, I have delivered hundreds of customer/partner presentations and written extensively on storage technology. My consistent ability to define storage technology vision and effective go-to-market strategy has led to dramatic revenue growth and key acquisitions for my employers during my career.
My early career roles included: Technical Support Engineer for Parametric Technology, Product Manager for Invincible Technologies, and Strategic Business Development Manager for New Technology Solutions. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Orono with a B.S.M.E./Computer Science degree.
Specialties: Data Protection / Backup / Recovery / Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity / Archiving / High Availability / File Systems / NAS
Also very intersted in and have done a lot of reading in the areas of social networking through technology.
Public speaking / Business Development / Technical Writing
Vice President Marketing & Strategy
Jul 1, 2014
Feb 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2014
Business Line Executive - Data Protection
Feb 1, 2013 - Feb 15, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
VP Technology Strategy
VP Corporate Development
Global Director of Technical Support
Global Storage Efficiency Evangelist