Cloudian names 20-year storage veteran to lead worldwide marketing
San Mateo, Calif – October 6, 2016 – Cloudian, Inc., the leading 100 percent native S3 object storage provider, has appointed Jon Toor as chief marketing officer. Toor brings over 20 years of storage industry experience to Cloudian and will lead the company’s worldwide outbound marketing, demand generation, product management, and PR.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jon Toor as our worldwide head of marketing,” said Michael Tso, co-founder and CEO, Cloudian. “Jon brings immense storage industry expertise, technology chops and communications savvy and will be instrumental in helping Cloudian extend its market presence and growth, technology leadership and strong business momentum.”
“The growth of unstructured data is accelerating rapidly, and enterprises are turning to native S3 storage solutions, namely Cloudian HyperStore, that help them more effectively manage their data where and how it best suits their business needs – both in the public cloud and on-premises,” said Jon Toor, CMO, Cloudian. “I have been impressed with Cloudian’s rise in the storage industry as the leading, native S3 solution, and am delighted to not only be aligned with this company, but lead its efforts to establish S3 as the standard for limitlessly scalable object storage.”
“It’s an exciting time to be innovating in data storage, and Cloudian is an agile, forward-looking pioneer. The Cloudian team is gaining strength on all fronts, including sales, marketing and engineering. I’m thrilled to welcome Jon as yet another exceptional addition to the Cloudian team,” said Vic Mahadevan, executive adviser to Cloudian.
Prior to Cloudian, Toor served as vice president of digital marketing and demand generation at Brocade. He also served as the vice president of marketing at Xsigo Systems where he led the outbound marketing team, a group he led from company launch until the company acquisition by Oracle. Prior to Xsigo, he served at ONStor as vice president of marketing. Toor holds an MBA, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, and a bachelor of arts in economics all from Stanford University.
Based in Silicon Valley, Cloudian is the leader in scale-out, native S3 object storage. Our flagship product, Cloudian HyperStore® enables service providers and enterprises to build reliable, affordable and scalable private cloud storage solutions that are guaranteed fully interoperable with all applications designed for the Amazon S3 public cloud. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter (@CloudianStorage) and Facebook, or visit us at www.cloudian.com.
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