Pavilion Data Systems, Inc. announced two executive appointments.
Mike Gustafson has joined its advisory board and Farzad Haghighi has joined as VP of global support.
Farzad Haghighi has more than 20 years of experience across enterprise, government and IT managed services accounts worldwide. He comes to Pavilion Data from Vexata, where he was the VP of support and services. Prior to that, he held several senior positions at Virident (acquired by Western Digital), Rainfinity (acquired by Dell EMC), Persist Technologies (acquired by HPE) and BEA Systems (IPO 1997).
In a career that spans over 30 years, Mike Gustafson has led multiple technology companies and teams, in multiple executive roles such as the CEO and chairman of Virident Systems (acquired by Western Digital) and CEO of BlueArc Corporation (acquired by Hitachi Data Systems). He currently serves as executive chairman and member of the board of directors for Druva and as an independent member of the board of directors for Reltio, Everspin Technologies, Matterport and PDF Solutions.
“I am excited to work with Pavilion’s seasoned leadership team to help create an even stronger customer and partner base,” he said. “I am pleased about the progress and technical leadership that the company has made so far and know that the market is definitely ready to take advantage of its technology, based on the NVMe-oF adoption that we are seeing today across multiple vertical markets.”
“We are delighted to be working with both Mike and Farzad; their insights and expertise are in alignment to our roadmap, driving storage innovation in enterprise environments,” said Gurpreet Singh , CEO. “Our NVMe-oF storage platform is now in production in key accounts and we are rapidly expanding to other markets, providing the support they need from our team.“