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Izhar Sharon brings 25 years of enterprise data storage expertise leading revenue growth and company scale to OpenDrives.
Izhar brings 25 years of enterprise data storage experience from companies such as Infinidat, IBM, and Dell EMC. With solutions engineering expertise as deep as his leadership, Izhar is first and foremost an innovator with a history in bringing high-quality, customer-centric products to market. Appointed as CEO in December 2022, he shares and will continue to advance OpenDrives’ ethos of collective success of our customers, partners, and team.
Izhar previously served as President of Infinidat, where he was responsible for scaling its Americas operations and oversaw strategic customer accounts for some the largest telecom and financial services .Prior to Infinidat, Izhar was instrumental in building the solutions team and technologies as Director of Global Technical Sales for XIV, a pioneer in grid-scale storage systems, which was acquired by IBM. His early career was at Dell EMC, where he was VP of Technologies and CTO of Global Services following a role as Development Director for Dell EMC’s breakthrough Symmetrix product line.
Marlin has 20+ years of experience in the entertainment and media industries as an investment banker and in-house finance executive with $10B of M&A, equity and debt transaction experience. He served as CFO of Legendary Entertainment, from its inception through to its acquisition by Wanda in 2016.
20+ years of experience leading technology teams and defining business strategy for Fortune 100 financial, technology, and services companies. Co-founder of numerous companies in the big data and machine learning space, including Illumine Capital and Altyrus Technologies Corporation, where he currently serves on their boards of directors.
25+ years of experience in designing, building, and maintaining M&E technology, infrastructures, and workflows of all scales—ranging from the film studios at NBC Universal, animation house at Illumination Entertainment, and post-production facilities at Siren Digital. Since joining in 2015, Sean has had a formative role in shaping and implementing all aspects of OpenDrives’ technology design, evolving into his current role as a key lead across strategy, product, and operations.
Experienced sales professional with 25+ years in the technology and data storage industry. Joe has served at every level from manager up to SVP, building and leading sales teams and channel partnerships for companies such as StorageTek, EMC, and Isilon.