MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., October 4, 2016 – Tintri Inc., today announced Charles Giancarlo has joined the company’s board of directors. Giancarlo was formerly executive vice president and CTO for Cisco Systems and currently serves on the boards of Accenture, Arista, Avaya and ServiceNow. He previously served on the boards of Skype and Netflix.
“Charles is one of the most accomplished and respected leaders in our industry,” said Ken Klein, Tintri’s CEO and chairman. “He brings extraordinary industry knowledge and experience guiding category leaders in high growth segments. His support validates the strength of Tintri’s technology and the company’s ability to help enterprise customers and cloud service providers realize their hybrid cloud vision. Charles aligns himself with companies that lead their markets, and so we’re honored that he has joined the Tintri board of directors.”
“Tintri is trusted by many Fortune 500 companies,” Giancarlo said. “Its unique AWS-like architecture is specifically designed for virtualized and cloud environments. And so it can uniquely deliver the agile and automated infrastructure organizations need, freeing them to focus on applications and business services instead of managing storage. I’m excited to be part of this leadership team.”
Giancarlo has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry. He was a senior advisor to Silver Lake Partners and managing director and head of Value Creation. During his 14 years at Cisco, he was central to the company’s growth and responsible for products that delivered more than 80 percent of company revenue. Giancarlo holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Brown University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard.
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Tintri builds smart storage that sees, learns and adapts, enabling IT organizations to focus on virtualized applications and business services instead of managing storage infrastructure. Tintri VM-aware storage eliminates planning and complex troubleshooting by providing VM-level visibility, control, insight and agility. Tintri powers hundreds of thousands of virtual machines running business critical databases, enterprise apps, desktops and mobile apps, and private cloud deployments. Tintri helps global enterprises such as AMD, F5 Networks, NEC, NTT, MillerCoors and Time Warner maximize their virtualization and cloud investments. For more information, visit www.tintri.com and follow us on Twitter: @Tintri.
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