Tintri Appoints Ian Halifax as CFO
CFO Brings Extensive Experience to Help Tintri’s Rapid Expansion in the Next Generation Storage Market
Mountain View, Calif., — Jan. 29, 2014 — Tintri, Inc., the leading producer of storage for virtualization and cloud environments, today announced the appointment of Ian Halifax as Chief Financial Officer. Ian brings more than 25 years of finance and operational experience at high-growth technology companies, consistently helping them achieve scale, market leadership and profitability.
"2013 has been a momentous year for Tintri and we are well-positioned for continued rapid growth," said Ken Klein, Chairman and CEO for Tintri. "I am delighted to have Ian on board. His track record of scaling technology companies, guiding expansion and driving profitability, combined with his passion for innovation and focus on customer success, will be a huge asset to Tintri.”
Ian brings vast experience in publicly-traded and fast-growing technology companies to Tintri. Ian has held a range of public and private company CFO roles. He served as CFO at Wind River Systems, a publicly-traded company providing embedded operating systems software, where he drove significant increases in revenue and profitability prior to its acquisition by Intel. Ian also served as a public-company CFO at Micromuse and Macrovision. In the early part of his career, he held finance positions at Sun Microsystems and KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of York and an MBA from Henley Management College in the United Kingdom. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
“Tintri has the rare combination of enormous market opportunity, market leading products loved by customers and a talented team,” said Ian Halifax. “I’m extremely excited to join Tintri and be a part of the team that creates the next great storage company.”
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Tintri Zero Management Storage™ helps IT organizations eliminate storage complexity, and minimize costs and scale their virtualized environments. Designed from the ground up for virtualization and cloud, Tintri addresses the mismatch between storage and virtualization with the industry’s first VM-Aware Storage architecture. Tintri VMstore™ and Tintri Global Center™ together improve performance by as much as 10x, make virtualization predictable and easily scalable, and enable higher IT productivity—all while slashing costs. Production-proven in hundreds of global enterprises, Tintri helps customers such as AMD, F5 Networks and Kawasaki Motors maximize their virtualization investments. For more information, visit www.tintri.com and follow us on Twitter: @tintriinc.
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