Excelero, a disruptor in software-defined block storage for AI/ML/deep learning and GPU computing, has named longtime enterprise technology growth leader Edo Ganot as its Chief Business Officer (CBO). In this role Edo will spearhead new go-to-market initiatives, sales and partnerships that align Excelero’s acclaimed NVMesh® Elastic NVMe software-defined storage with the strong demand for transformative data storage in the US, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Edo Ganot has over 20 years of international commercial leadership with enterprise software, SaaS/PaaS, security and embedded computing where he has systematically and successfully driven teams to rapidly scale while over-achieving company’s targets. He formerly was Vice President and General Manager of the IoT Services Group at ARM, building and growing its SaaS business. Previously Edo was EVP Sales and Alliances at Sansa Security (acquired by ARM). Before he led Sales, Strategic Alliances and Marketing teams at Trivnet, Scitex and Advanced Recognition Technologies. He holds a BA in economics and business administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
“Data centers and Cloud players need newer software-defined storage approaches that enable better ROI and competitive advantage for their operations, and are keen to deploy proven technologies that get them there. Edo’s diverse experience in scaling companies from innovators to sector leaders will help Excelero build out the robust ecosystem that maximizes our growth at a time of heightened demand,” said Yaniv Romem, CEO at Excelero. “Edo already has made outsized contribution to forthcoming new initiatives at Excelero. We’re delighted to have him on the executive team.”
“This is a rare inflection point in the enterprise IT market where AI, high-performance computing and large database deployments have created an unmet need for faster and cost-effective storage. Excelero’s impressive installed base with global Tier 1 players and technology partnerships with industry leaders gives us a tremendous advantage. I look forward to accelerating the partnerships, sales and marketing initiatives that will propel our growth,” said Edo Ganot.
Excelero is the market leader in distributed block storage software. The company delivers Elastic NVMe software that powers AI training and analytics workloads at any size and performance scale. With its partners, Excelero enables customers to massively improve ROI across their entire infrastructure, using standard servers in the data center and standard instances in the public clouds, maximizing GPU and NVMe utilization, minimizing overheads and reducing software license costs.
Excelero’s NVMesh® is distributed block storage that connects CPUs and GPUs to NVMe flash to create a significant improvement in price/performance, from entry level to any scale. NVMesh was designed as a storage layer that eradicates data bottlenecks so teams can access data at any speed in any location in public or private clouds. NVMesh delivers up to 20x faster data processing for multi-server, multi-GPU compute nodes when working with massive datasets for machine learning, deep learning and complex analytical workloads. Follow us on Twitter @ExceleroStorage, on LinkedIn or visit www.excelero.com.