I’ve always enjoyed building new businesses having founded my first right out of university in the early nineties. Over the last twenty years I’ve had a lot of great learning experiences and several hard knocks. If you’re in the process of building a new business I’d welcome the chance to talk.
Data Robotics, BlueArc, Barrall Consulting, Network Alliance, VCI Systems
CEO (7yrs), VP Engineering (3yrs), CTO (2yrs), VP Marketing (2yrs), VP Services (various short stints in Operations)
Nexsan Technologies, Data Robotics, Tacit Networks (sold to Packeteer), BlueArc, Network Alliance (private sale), VCI Systems (private sale)
Main Advisory Board Memberships
Data Domain (sold to EMC), Octiga Bay (sold to Cray), NeoPath Networks (sold to Cisco), Pancetera, BlueArc
Public Company Executive
Officer and VP Engineering Overland Storage
Venture Capital Raised : $230M
12 Patents on Key Technologies
Including: Hardware File System, Silicon Server Pipeline Architecture, Combining Fibre Channel and SATA/ATA Disks in a Tiered Storage System, Ability to Mix Drive Sizes in Same RAID Group, Use of Indicators to Manage Storage Capacity, Recollection of Free Blocks in a Thin Provisioning System, Zero Provisioning Storage System
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