Sunnyvale, Calif. – November 7, 2017 – Datrium, the leading provider of Open Converged Infrastructure for private clouds, today announced the appointment of David Schneider as a member of the company’s board of directors effective immediately. Schneider is Chief Revenue Officer of ServiceNow, a leading enterprise cloud company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.
Schneider is a cloud computing and storage veteran with a demonstrated history of building multi-billion dollar sales organizations. Under Schneider’s leadership, he has helped companies capture an impressive 20 billion in market capitalization. Prior to joining ServiceNow in June 2011, Schneider served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales of the Backup Recovery Systems division of EMC from July 2009 to June 2011. From January 2004 to July 2009, Schneider held senior positions at Data Domain, most recently Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Schneider held a board position at Comprehend Systems from September 2014 to November 2016.
Schneider joins existing Datrium board members Scott Sandell and Forest Baskett of New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and CEO and Co-Founder Brian Biles. “Like many of our founders and key executives, Schneider is an industry leader who has massively scaled companies with roots in cloud computing, virtualization and data management,” said Brian Biles, CEO of Datrium. “His deep understanding of the market and proven-track record for leading highly successful enterprise cloud and storage software companies will be an invaluable asset to Datrium and the continued success of the company. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dave Schneider to our board.”
As the first company to bring Open Convergence to life, Datrium’s simplified approach to private cloud environments continues to disrupt the $33 billion converged infrastructure and storage markets. The company has reported hundreds of deployments with leading companies in banking, cloud hosting, health care, public sector, manufacturing, media and entertainment, as well as a robust and active channel of more than 100 authorized partners in North America and Asia. Datrium has raised a total of $110 million in financing, including a $55 million Series C led by NEA.
“Enterprises and employees are demanding seamless access to cloud resources and it’s changing the role of infrastructure as we know it,” said David Schnieder, CRO of ServiceNow. “Datrium understands this new world. I’m excited to join the board of directors at this stage of the company’s growth and look forward to working with the team to further scale the business.”
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Datrium is the leader in Open Converged Infrastructure for hybrid clouds, a new breed of converged infrastructure beyond hyperconvergence. Datrium converges compute, primary storage and cloud backup for vastly simpler administration, performance and protection of hybrid cloud infrastructure. The company is led by the CTOs and founders from Data Domain and early principal engineers from VMware. For more information, visit www.datrium.com and follow @datrium on Twitter.
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