Infinidat Ltd appointed Phil Bullinger as CEO.
He will be joining following a 30-year career in enterprise storage, most recently as the SVP and GM of the data center business unit for Western Digital.
He will lead Infinidat through the next phase of its growth, building on the strength of the company’s solutions and customer relationships and expanding go-to-market capabilities and scale.
The company continues to expand its customer base, and has achieved 4 consecutive quarters of growth throughout 2020 with profitable earnings.
“Phil is a proven leader with over three decades of experience building and operating world-class organizations in the storage industry,” said Scott Gilbertson, member of the board of directors. “Enterprises are facing growing pressure to source faster, larger, more efficient, and more secure storage solutions under constrained budgets. Phil’s breadth of experience overseeing product development, strategy, and operations will enable him to lead Infinidat as it delivers the innovative and agile storage technologies its customers require for sustained competitive advantage.”
“Infinidat’s innovative and proven solutions eliminate the risks and challenges enterprise customers face in balancing compromises between storage performance, availability and cost at petabyte scale,” said Bullinger. “I look forward to joining the outstanding Infinidat team, building on the momentum of the business, and expanding our product and go-to-market capabilities. I am excited to work with Infinidat’s exceptional partners and customers worldwide to continue the company’s unmatched commitment to product quality, reliability, and customer experience in the most demanding enterprise data center environments.”
The company also announced that Alon Rozenshein will be joining as CFO. Alon will join in January 2021 and brings more than 20 years of experience to the position, mainly with technology growth businesses. Most recently, hr was the CFO and COO of Clarizen, provider of collaborative work management solutions.
“Both Phil and Alon bring with them a significant track record of professional excellence,” said Boaz Chalamish, chairman. “As we focus on executing the company’s strategy, we can rest assured that the new leadership will continue to carry on our cohesive, globally-facing approach to the market – while working closely with the Israeli-based engineering and product operations teams.”
About Phil Bullinger
His 30-year career in enterprise storage spans various engineering and business management roles from silicon to system-level products that have defined and led their respective market segments. He was most recently the SVP and GM of the data center business Unit for Western Digital where he focused on the company’s portfolio of data center disk and flash products. Previously, he was SVP and GM at Dell EMC, where he was responsible for the Isilon product line. He also held executive positions with Oracle as SVP of SAN/NAS storage, and with LSI as EVP and GM for the Engenio storage group.
About Alon Rozenshein
He has over two decades of leadership experience in global companies across all aspects of financial management. Most recently, he was the CFO and COO of Clarizen, provider of collaborative work management solutions, where he had a significant role in driving growth and generating substantial shareholder value. Prior to joining Clarizen, he was the CFO of Orbit Technologies, VP of corporate finance at Amdocs and CFO at HP Indigo.
The company was founded by storage industry pioneer Moshe Yanai in 2011 and has shipped over 6.6EB WW to date. The corporate HQs are based in Herzliya, Israel, and US HQs in Waltham, MA.