Quantum Corporation has announced the expansion of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Brian Pawlowski as the company’s new Chief Development Officer, alongside the hiring of two senior executives to accelerate Quantum’s software-defined infrastructure and international growth.

A technology industry legend with more than 35 years of technical development and leadership experience, Brian Pawlowski will drive excellence in software innovation as Quantum Corp. advances on its goal to be the globally renowned major in video and unstructured data solutions.

Hybrid multi-cloud software innovation

Quantum’s transformation requires solving our customers’ most pressing business problems and delivering hybrid multi-cloud software innovation,” said Jamie Lerner, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Quantum Corp.

Jamie adds, “Brian’s track record in building technologies and leading teams in high-growth environments will be critical to our success in achieving these goals.

Technology innovation expert

Brian Pawlowski is a pioneer and distinguished technologist who joined Quantum Corp. from DriveScale

Brian Pawlowski is a pioneer and distinguished technologist who joined Quantum Corp. from DriveScale, where he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to that, he was serving as the Vice President (VP) and Chief Architect at Pure Storage, where he focused on improving the user experience for the all-flash storage platform provider’s rapidly growing customer base.

He was also the 18th employee at NetApp, where he played a key role in the company’s expansion over nearly two decades in various roles including Head of Software Development and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Brian Pawlowski began his career as a software engineer for companies like Sun Microsystems, where he drove the technical analysis on alternate file systems technologies and was the co-architect of the Network File System (NFS) protocol.

Video and unstructured data

He is the co-chair of the NFS Working Group at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and has served on the board of trustees for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and as a board member at the Linux Foundation.

As Quantum strives to be the leader in video and unstructured data, I’ll be focused on building synergies across our general business units, driving hybrid multi-cloud data management solutions, expanding our software download strategy, and simplifying our products for ease of customer use,” said Brian Pawlowski.

Software-defined infrastructure expansion

Quantum Corp. has created a new Cloud Software & Analytics business unit headed by Dave Clack

To drive cloud software strategy, develop deeper analytics and data enrichment capabilities for customers, and expand data services, Quantum Corp. has created a new Cloud Software & Analytics business unit headed by Dave Clack, who joins as General Manager following Quantum’s recent acquisition of Square Box Systems, Ltd.

Dave has advised several startups and established businesses on marketing, strategy, and growth across a range of industries, including household names like McAfee, Deutsche Bank, Rolls Royce, Ford, and HSBC.

Asia Pacific market expansion

As part of its mission to become a truly global company, Quantum Corporation is focused on developing and supporting solutions for the expansive Asia Pacific market. To achieve this, in Asia Pacific region, the company has appointed long-term Quantum leader, Jim Simon as its new Malaysia Site Leader.

Jim Simon will continue to grow and develop Quantum’s operations in the Asia Pacific region at the company’s Kuala Lumpur office, serving the unique needs of the local markets. He has also held several business development and marketing roles at Quantum Corp., since 1998, when he first joined the company. Based in Singapore since 2004, Jim brings a deep understanding of the Asia Pacific region.

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