News : Connected Data Names Mike Munoz to Board of Directors
Santa Clara, Calif. -- Connected Data(R) announced the appointment of Mike Munoz to its Board of Directors. The storage-industry veteran will join the company’s board to provide strategic business development and go-to-market advice to the Connected Data leadership team.
Mike Munoz is a 25-year Silicon Valley veteran who has built and led sales teams for some of the most accomplished technology companies in the world. Most recently, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Nimble Storage where he built the sales team from the ground up attributing to a successful IPO. He has also worked as regional Vice President of Sales for Data Domain where he led the company’s most prosperous sales division contributing to an IPO in 2008 as well as an acquisition by EMC in 2009. His experience also includes sales leadership positions at Z-Force, BlueArc, and NetApp. Mike’s success and leadership in building successful global sales from startup to IPO brings valuable insight, direction and expertise as Connected Data challenges the status quo by architecting private cloud storage solutions that deliver the performance, protection and privacy enterprises require - while minimizing compliance risk.
"I’m excited to be joining the Connected Data Board of Directors during such a pivotal time in its growth," said Mike Munoz. "With its unique Transporter family of private cloud business solutions, Connected Data is distinctly positioned for rapid growth in a very hot market and I look forward to being an integral part of the company’s continued success."
"We’re pleased to have Mike join our board as we address the demand for private cloud file storage appliances that provide the privacy, security and enterprise performance capabilities that public cloud solutions just can’t deliver," said Geoff Barrel, CEO, Connected Data. "Mike’s proven track record in building successful global sales in emerging markets from startup to IPO will clearly benefit Connected Data as we continue to execute on our growth strategy."
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Connected Data is the creator of the award-winning Transporter cloud appliance and the leader in private cloud storage with over 11,000 systems in active daily use.
Published: Friday, July 3, 2015