Chief Operating Officer, EVP of World Wide Sales and EVP of Technical Sales and Services Join Team to Accelerate Tarmin Growth
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 6, 2014–
Tarmin Inc., a global pioneer of Data Defined Storage solutions, today announced key executive hires to fuel further growth of its technology platform. Tarmin is bolstering its team with the addition of Chief Operating Officer, Neil Woodcock, Executive Vice President, Ed Segura and Executive Vice President, Moshe Dahan. The appointment of the executives broadens Tarmin’s leadership objectives to streamline operations, expand global sales and provide world-class customer support services.
The caliber of Tarmin’s newly added executives follows a year of significant growth for its technologies, validating the market potential for Data Defined Storage as an innovative breed of technology. IDC estimates that worldwide revenue for scale-out unstructured data storage solutions, such as Data Defined Storage, will exceed $34.6 billion in 2016.
As Chief Operating Officer, Neil Woodcock brings a wealth of broad industry and sales leadership experience as well as expertise in telecom and media. A 28 year veteran of IBM, Woodcock will handle all Tarmin operations, overseeing infrastructure, streamlining processes and building an organizational culture aligned with growth objectives. Woodcock holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Leicester and management certifications from Henley College of Management.
Ed Segura, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, brings more than 20 years of technology focused consulting, sales and engineering experience to Tarmin. Segura will be responsible for all strategic planning and direction for global sales and business development, to meet Tarmin’s aggressive revenue growth objectives. Prior to joining Tarmin, Segura served as the Worldwide Sales Executive in charge of XIV storage division at IBM, and held various leadership positions with EMC and Hitachi Data Systems. Segura holds a B.S. in Mathematics, Computer Science and Business Administration from Washburn University.
Tarmin’s Executive Vice President of Technical Sales and Services, Moshe Dahan, brings more than 20 years of experience in data storage, quality control and management. Dahan will lead all customer-facing technical activities, building a world class support and services organization and contributing towards customer centric product management. Dahan previously spent six years at IBM managing the world wide storage solution engineering and IBM Storage Support business units, additional he held various positions at NetApp, Strauss Strategy, John Bryce Training Center and Sivan. Dahan has a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.
“Woodcock, Segura and Dahan all bring deep storage and data management industry knowledge and expertise to Tarmin which will play a central role in fueling Tarmin’s revenue growth and expansion into new global markets,” said Shahbaz Ali, Tarmin president and CEO. “All three executives join at a time of significant growth and momentous change in the marketplace as Tarmin’s ground breaking data centric approach, Data Defined Storage, has established a strong foothold in the industry. We are thrilled to have them join our growing team and look forward to leveraging their extensive experience as we further expand the technology market.”
Tarmin Inc., the leading pioneer of Data Defined Storage solutions, which unlock the value of data as a strategic business enabler, delivering a massively scalable, transparent and unified approach for consistent data management, storage, retention, security and search across cloud and traditional storage infrastructure. Tarmin GridBank empowers organizations to store, control and understand the value of data as a competitive business asset, no matter its size, location or cost by uniting application, information and storage tiers into a single, integrated data centric management architecture.
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