Robin has held senior executive positions at VERITAS, Mercury, and most recently, at HP’s $3 billion portfolio of IT Management, Information Management, and Application Security products as VP/General Manager. Under Robin’s leadership, these companies have seen rapid growth in several new product categories, including clustering, IT automation, and storage networking. Robin has led more than 20 acquisitions and three successful exits of VERITAS to Symantec (2005), Mercury to HP (2007), and CANSTAR Communications to HP (1994).
Robin holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering/physics from the University of Waterloo.
Before starting Clustrix, Paul was the founder and director of engineering at Isilon Systems, the proven leader in scale-out NAS storage solutions. Paul designed, architected, and developed all of Isilon’s products while building the engineering team to 50 people, the company to 200 people, and revenue to $100M. After a successful IPO in 2006, Isilon was acquired by EMC in 2010 for $2.25B.
Before Isilon, Paul was the development manager for all of RealNetworks’ infrastructure products, including RealServer, RealProxy/Cache, and the distributed Live Real Streaming system.
Paul earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Washington.
Sergei led the Internet Operations Systems Infrastructure team at AOL, designing large-scale monitoring and configuration management systems. Sergei’s accomplishments include developing the Simple Time-series Database (STDB), a high-performance data storage engine for operational monitoring metrics. STDB uses commodity hardware to linearly scale to hundreds of thousands of writes per second. It has become the standard storage engine for network and host monitoring data for all of AOL, replacing traditional high-end database infrastructure.
Sergei earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science from University of Maryland, College Park.
Mike has more than 25 years of sales and executive leadership experience in scale-out analytic applications, grid computing, storage infrastructure, security, and retail.
Before Clustrix, Mike led market validation and initial beta at Karmasphere for the company’s transformation from desktop to server platform in the Hadoop SQL analytics arena. During that time Mike also ran the sales efforts for the top division of Platform Computing (large-scale grid computing), which resulted in the acquisition by IBM.
Earlier leadership roles included worldwide sales at ParAccel (analytic DBMS) and a successful turnaround of PostX Corporation, which was then acquired by Cisco. In addition, Mike held several leadership positions at VERITAS Software ,where he was involved in strategic M&A (Precise), and business process re-engineering, and as head of the F100 sales team.
Mike holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration/ management from Chico State University
Scott has more than 20 years experience in technology, ranging from consumer to enterprise, software to appliance. Before Clustrix, Scott directed Software quality assurance and engineering operations at Isilon Systems through the early growth stages to revenue of more than $100M. Isilon had a successful IPO in 2006 and was acquired by EMC in 2010 for $2.25B. Earlier roles at Getty Images, Microsoft, and Nintendo kept Scott focused on building highly scalable processes and teams.
Scott studied computer science at the University of Washington.