Mark Stevens VP EMEA, Nimble StorageWorked at NetApp and Isilon/EMC.
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2016.10.14
Nimble Storage, Inc. announced that Mark Stevens has joined the company and will serve as VP EMEA.
He brings nearly 35 years of technical, sales and leadership experience. He will draw from his background in the enterprise storage space, having previously spearheaded UK channel and enterprise strategy for NetApp, as well as EMEA strategy for Isilon Systems.
At Nimble, he will oversee all of EMEA's sales and channel efforts, helping to strengthen Nimble's enterprise presence and grow the channel.
"The storage market in EMEA is growing, and flash storage adoption is gaining rapidly. Mark's incredible success and experience leading sales and channel efforts for storage companies in the UK and EMEA will be instrumental to furthering our presence and championing our unique predictive flash offering," said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO. "Mark joins us after an illustrious career at NetApp and Isilon, and we are proud to welcome him to our team."
Stevens began his career in technical roles before transitioning to sales and management leadership positions. While serving as the vice president of the UK region for NetApp, he grew revenues by a factor of 20. Additionally, during his time serving as VP and GM of EMEA for Isilon, he helped grow the company from infancy to a $2.25 billion acquisition by EMC and continued to lead the Isilon division within EMC for over five years.
"Great companies need not only great technology but great people. Nimble has both and is in a prime position to continue to gain market share from storage incumbents," said Stevens. "I'm confident that Nimble is the future of storage, and I'm excited to help grow the company's presence in EMEA and work with this already successful team."