Leadership team

Meet our leadership team

HERB HUNT

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

John Scaramuzzo

Chief Operating Officer

Steve Lance

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Stuart Inglis

Chief Technology Officer

Kevan Pennington

Chief of Engineering Operations

Traci Smith

Head of Marketing

Pradeep Balakrishnan

Head of Product Management

Kirsty Dallinger

Head of Human Resources

Andrew Russell

Head of Sales

LaLe Ozbey

Head of Channel

Rob Hocking

Head of Technical Operations

Adam Roberts

Field CTO

Herb Hunt

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

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

John Scaramuzzo

Chief Operating 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.

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

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

Kevan Pennington

Chief of Engineering Operations

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

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.

Pradeep Balakrishnan

Head 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.

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.

Andrew Russell

Head 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.

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.

Rob Hocking

Head of Technical Operations

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.

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.