• Sr. Vice President of Product Operations & Technology at Hitachi Data Systems. • Previously SVP and CTO of BlueArc, the leading provider of the most scalable and the highest performing network storage solutions. • Previously senior vice president of Product Development of BlueArc. • Previously senior vice president of Engineering and Chief Strategy Officer for SNAP Appliances, Inc. Prior to returning to the Snap Appliance spin-off from Quantum Corporation, served as vice president and general partner of Quantum Technology Ventures • Previously General Partner of Quantum Technology Ventures • Previously, senior vice president of engineering and chief technical officer for Quantum's Snap Division. Led the development of the award-winning Snap Server. • Previously was Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer of Parallan Computer. Parallan was among the first companies to develop high performance multiprocessing network super servers, marketed and sold by IBM. • Prior to joining Parallan, was the director of the server group at AST Computers, and led the development of the award winning MANHATTAN multiprocessor server. Previously held senior engineering positions at ICL North America/ CCI division. • Served on the advisory boards of several networking and storage startups. • Serves on the industry advisory board for the computer society and is a board member of Overland Storage. • True passion is world and military history. • An avid sailor. - holds a BSEE degree from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Board Memberships: IEEE Computer Society Industry Advisory Board Overland Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVRL) Investor Growth Capital (IGC) Advisory Board Advisory Boards: Voltaire (Melanox), StoreAge (LSI), Attune Networks (F5), Exanet (Dell), Silverback (Brocade), IOsafe.