Craig Gilmore President and CEO, MangstorHe first joined company as consultant and replaces Trevor Smith.
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2016.12.21
Note that this news was published on November 17, 2016.
Mangstor, Inc. announced the appointment of Craig Gilmore as president and CEO effective October 19, 2016.
He has over thirty years of experience in investments, investment banking, and creating and building companies that include VetDepot.com. He first joined Mangstor as a consultant, assisting the company with sales and marketing.
"I am honored to have been chosen by the board of directors to lead Mangstor into the next exciting phase of the company's growth," said Gilmore. "Mangstor's NVMe Over Fabrics technology is driving our emerging market leadership in high-performance storage. Mangstor's proprietary solutions have a direct positive impact on costs and efficiencies in a growing range of industries that include genomics and healthcare, government, media, and financial services. I am looking forward to working with our executives, exceptional technical team, and employees in driving growth for our company and leading the market in solving critical storage issues facing nearly all data centers today."
"As a co-founder of Mangstor, I am very excited about the company's technology and emerging market position and am really looking forward to working with Craig," said Ashwin Kamath, co-founder and chief architect, Mangstor. "Under Craig's guidance and leadership, I am extremely confident that Mangstor will fully realize the value of its technology and solutions as it increases its market footprint."
As part of this transition, Trevor Smith, co-founder and former president and CEO of Mangstor, will be leaving to pursue other opportunities.
"Mangstor has developed industry-leading solutions that include accelerating SQL workloads, improving latency of video serving, and in burst-buffer applications in many diverse markets including oil & gas services. Craig brings the needed operations, marketing and sales experience to lead Mangstor as it enters a new phase of growth," said Vivek Mohindra, partner, New Science Ventures and COB. "The board would like to thank Trevor for his contributions and is looking forward to working with Craig and the co-founding team in this exciting next stage in the company's growth."