Joe Healy Joins OpenDrives

OpenDrives, a global provider of ultra-fast shared storage solutions for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, today announced its appointment of Joe Healy, data storage industry veteran, to the executive leadership team joining the company as Senior Vice President of Sales responsible for company growth initiatives and revenue generation.

OpenDrives provides performance-built NAS data storage solutions for media and entertainment, corporate video, healthcare imaging and more. Founded by media and entertainment professionals, OpenDrives is disrupting the data storage technology space with its performance-driven systems that feature a proprietary operating system providing speed, scalability and resilience for high resolution video and imaging workflows.

Joe comes to OpenDrives with a solid track record of building revenue strategies in both direct and channel engagements resulting in high growth in booked revenue and account volume. “I am thrilled to join OpenDrives at such an opportune time where I can jump in and help expand the company’s footprint in media and entertainment and attract other key verticals.” With an executive sales management background at Impinj, Dell/EMC Isilon and StorageTek, Joe brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will help drive rapid growth at OpenDrives.

“We could not be more excited for Joe to join the team at OpenDrives,” Chad Knowles, chief executive officer of OpenDrives said. “As our company grows, Joe will lead across different growth stages and create a scalable revenue engine to make sure our initiatives are tuned to growth. As OpenDrives becomes more disruptive, we are establishing skill-sets that span strategically across the business to link product development to sales and marketing to closing deals.”

About OpenDrives
OpenDrives develops network attached storage and workflow solutions that empowers the world’s leading media & entertainment companies to push the limits of technology and discover new efficiencies in their workflows and business models. With the industry’s best balance of Cost-per-Terabyte vs. Performance, OpenDrives’ customers realize meaningful competitive advantages by creating, delivering and monetizing digital content faster and more efficiently.

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