SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Exablox®, the award winning company re-imagining storage and one of the fastest growing storage companies1, announced the promotion of Shridar Subramanian to the new role of Chief Revenue Officer, in which he will be responsible for sales, marketing, channel strategy and product management. Mr. Subramanian joined Exablox as vice president of marketing in 2013. Ezra Hookano, who most recently served as vice president of sales, will remain a strategic advisor to Exablox.
"Shridar has consistently demonstrated outstanding performance over the last three years in his customer-facing roles at Exablox," said Douglas Brockett, CEO at Exablox. "We are looking forward to him bringing his considerable talents to bear as we rapidly expand both our customer base and our channel programs."
Exablox continues to deliver intuitive, problem solving features that address the evolving storage challenges faced by its enterprise customers. With Exablox's second generation OneBlox, larger organizations are relying on the proven performance, data reduction, continuous data protection, and remote replication capabilities. Exablox's innovative approach has led to continued adoption across healthcare, life sciences, insurance and financial verticals, resulting in more than 400 percent revenue growth in 2015. Additionally, Exablox's rapidly growing list of customers include Kawasaki, Johns Hopkins University, Princeton Radiology, Southwest Research Institute, Virgin Media and hundreds of others.
Mr. Subramanian has more than 23 years of experience in information technology. Prior to joining Exablox, Mr. Subramanian was the vice president of marketing at Virident Systems, a leading provider of PCIe SSDs where he was responsible for product strategy, go-to-market as well as awareness and demand generation. Prior to Virident, he was a senior director of marketing at Monosphere, Inc., a storage virtualization software company, where he was responsible for market and product definition for the company. Before joining Monosphere, Mr. Subramanian held senior marketing positions at NetApp, where he was responsible for defining and driving solutions for major enterprise verticals. His previous experience includes software engineer for Intergraph Corporation and management consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Subramanian received his Master of Science in computer science from Penn State University and his MBA from the University of Chicago.
Exablox is the company reimagining storage. Exablox solves businesses' runaway storage costs and information management nightmares by providing a cloud-managed, scale-out, object-based solution that is affordable and easy to use. OneBlox is an inclusive storage offering that combines an elegant hardware architecture and integrated, enterprise-grade software, including inline deduplication, continuous data protection and disaster recovery. Exablox's innovative approach to storage has led to widespread customer traction across verticals including higher education, healthcare, insurance and the legal as well as Fortune 500 companies. The company's growing list of customers include Lockheed Martin, Equity Bank and NYU. Founded in 2010, Exablox is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and backed by leading Silicon Valley venture firms. Visit Exablox online at www.exablox.com and join the conversation at www.twitter.com/exablox.
1 *Storage Newsletter. (2016). Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2015 [article]. Retrieved from http://www.storagenewsletter.com/rubriques/market-reportsresearch/top-fastest-growing-storage-companies-in-2015/