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Leadership team

Meet our leadership team

Executive Management

Derek Dicker

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

HERB HUNT

Acting Chief Product Officer

Steve Lance

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Stuart Inglis

Chief Technology Officer

John Scaramuzzo

Chief Revenue Officer

Rob Hocking

Chief Information Officer

Peter Boyle

Vice President of Engineering

Kevan Pennington

Vice President of Customer Success

Key Leaders

Traci Smith

Head of Marketing

LaLe Ozbey

Head of Channel

Temi Oduozor

Corporate Controller

Kirsty Dallinger

Head of Human Resources

Adam Roberts

Field CTO

Pradeep Balakrishnan

Vice President of Product Management

Andrew Russell

Vice President of Sales

Meet our leadership team

Executive Management

Derek Dicker

Chief Executive Officer

ANDREW RUSELL

Chief Revenue Officer

Steve Lance

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Hocking

Chief Information Officer & Customer Success

Dr. Stuart Inglis

Chief Technology Officer

Peter Boyle

Vice President of Engineering

Derek Dicker

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

Derek has 20+ years’ technology experience including senior executive roles with Intel, Integrated Device Technology, PMC-Sierra, Micro-Semi, and Micron Technology.

Herb Hunt, Nyriad CEO and Board Member

Herb Hunt

Executive Chairman of the Board & Acting Chief Product Officer 

Herb has 30+ years’ experience in senior leadership and strategic operational roles in global tech companies, including IBM, Siebel, and several startups.

Steve Lance, Chief Financial Officer, Nyriad Storage

Steve Lance

Chief Financial Officer

Steve has 30+ years’ financial experience with tech companies, including SugarCRM, SumTotal Systems, KLA, and Taulia, with multiple exits including an IPOs and M&As.

Dr. Stuart Inglis, Chief Technology Officer, Nyriad Storage

Dr. Stuart Inglis

Chief Technology Officer

Stuart has 25+ years’ experience in IT architecture and software development and lead investor in numerous New Zealand tech companies.

John Scaramuzzo, Chief Operating Officer, Nyriad Storage

John Scaramuzzo

Chief Revenue Officer

John has 30+ years’ storage industry experience as an entrepreneur who led several successful exits, including Smart Storage, and held executive positions with Western Digital, SanDisk, Seagate, and Maxtor.

Rob Hocking, Head of Technical Operations, Nyriad Storage

Rob Hocking

Chief Information Officer

Rob has over 20+ years of experience in operational IT management roles, leading operations teams and datacenters with companies such as Samsung, Fonterra, and Spark.

Peter Boyle

Vice President of Engineering

Peter has 20+ years’ experience in software engineering, architecture and strategy. He has designed and delivered high performance systems with companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, OpenBet and LIC.

Kevan Pennington, Chief of Engineering Operations, Nyriad Storage

Kevan Pennington

Vice President of Customer Success

Kevan has 30+ years’ experience in software and systems development, with emphasis on quality in agile paradigm, with companies such as Cubic Defense, BAE Systems, Airbus, General Dynamics, and Westinghouse Rail.

Traci Smith, Head of Marketing, Nyriad Storage

Traci Smith

Head of Marketing

Traci has 21+ years of experience in strategic marketing and sales roles at Pure Storage, AWS, NTT DATA, and Dell and previously was Chief Technology Officer for 9+ years at two Texas school districts.

Lale Ozbey, Head of Channel, Nyriad Storage

LaLe Ozbey

Head of Channel

LaLe has 20+ years of solution sales, business development, and channel partnerships including 7 years of that experience focused specifically on vendor channel partner development and relationships for companies such as Cisco, Dell, ,IBM, HP, and EMC.

Temi Oduozor

Corporate Controller
Temi has 18+ years’ in financial and accounting operations experience (including IPOs) with tech and biotech companies, including Momentus Space, Anthera Pharmaceuticals, and Giga-tronics.
Kristy Dallinger, Head of Human Resources, Nyriad Storage

Kirsty Dallinger

Head of Human Resources

Kirsty has 17+ years of experience in human resources management, with extensive experience in strategy, executive coaching, organizational change, culture change, and values-based leadership.

Adam Roberts, Nyriad, Field CTO

ADAM ROBERTS

Field CTO

Adam has 25+ years experience in Engineering, leading development teams, driving innovation and strategic directions with respect to Compute, Storage and the Cloud for global technology companies such as Lederle, IBM, Sandisk and Western Digital.

Pradeep Balakrishnan, Head of Product Management, Nyriad Storage

Pradeep Balakrishnan

Vice President of Product Management

Pradeep has 25+ years of technology experience designing and building storage products and enterprise, HPC and cloud solutions for companies such as Western Digital, Seagate, Xiotech.

Andrew Russell, Head of Sales, Nyriad Storage

Andrew Russell

Vice President of Sales

Andrew has 25+ years of sales leadership, strategic and operational roles, including 20+ years specifically in the storage industry, with both global businesses and start-up companies such as Pure Storage and EMC2.