Panzura Expands Management Team and Board of Directors With Industry
Executive Appointments Include Michael Morgan to Chief Financial
Officer and Al Sadler to VP of Operations; Marcel Gani Joins Panzura
Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- Panzura, a leading
provider of global cloud storage solutions, today announced the
expansion of its executive team and board of directors as the company
enters the next phase of rapid growth. Michael Morgan joins the team
as Chief Financial Officer, while Al Sadler joins as VP of
Operations. In these roles, Morgan and Sadler will build on Panzura's
significant market traction and wins at Fortune Global 500
enterprises in the past year. In addition, Marcel Gani joins the
Panzura Board of Directors following leadership positions at Juniper
Networks and NVIDIA.
Marcel Gani brings a wealth of valuable networking and data
infrastructure industry experience and expertise to Panzura's board.
Gani currently consults with several venture funds to advise early
stage high tech companies. Prior to this, Gani held the position of
Chief of Staff of Juniper Networks, Inc., which he joined as the
company's CFO from 1997-2004. He was also responsible for Information
Systems and Human Resources. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Mr.
Gani served as Vice President and CFO of NVIDIA Corporation, Grand
Junction Networks, Primary Access Corporation, and NeXT Computer,
With over 20 years of experience in managing all aspects of finance
and administration for both private and public technology companies,
Michael Morgan has a long history of transforming successful private
companies into well-managed publicly traded organizations.
Immediately prior to Panzura, Morgan held the CFO position at Model
N, where he helped guide the company to profitability and a period of
significant growth. As CFO at Skybox Security, Morgan raised several
rounds of venture financing and scaled the company's financial
systems. Morgan has also served as CFO of BackWeb Technologies, a
publicly-traded company. Prior to BackWeb, Morgan led two IPOs
including Talarian, which was sold to Tibco Software.
Specializing in the building and managing of high-growth
organizations, Al Sadler brings 35 years of experienc
e with Fortune
500 companies and Silicon Valley startups to Panzura as VP of
Operations. Formerly VP of Operations at CloudShield Technologies and
OpVista, Sadler has also served in executive positions at multiple
public and private companies across the enterprise technology
landscape, including COO at Trapeze Networks and Alidian Networks.
"The appointment of both Michael Morgan and Al Sadler to the Panzura
executive team signals our readiness for a new phase of aggressive
growth to meet the increasing demand from Fortune 500 customers for
our enterprise cloud storage solutions," said Randy Chou, CEO of
Panzura. "In their respective roles, both Morgan and Sadler will
engage with cross-functional teams to implement proven financial and
operational practices, which will build a strong foundation as we
continue to experience a surge in organic growth and plan for
expansion into international markets."
Panzura optimizes enterprise data storage management
and distribution in the cloud, making cloud storage simple and
secure. Panzura's revolutionary global cloud storage solution
seamlessly combines the flexibility, performance, and productivity
benefits of distributed storage with the manageability, security and
cost benefits of centralized storage, overcoming fundamental
"administrator vs. user" and "budget vs. performance" conflicts. With
Panzura, data location no longer affects usage. Panzura: Cloud
Storage Made Seamless. For more information, visit www.panzura.com,
or email info@Panzura.com.
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