Keith brings over 30 years of experience building and leading high-growth technology companies, and I believe Keith’s financial and strategic leadership will play a pivotal role in GreenBytes’ next wave of growth, both domestically and on a global scale.
Ashaway, R.I. (Vocus) May 26, 2010
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline deduplication data storage solutions, today named Keith Seidman as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Seidman joins GreenBytes from Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ: APKT) where he led the company through multiple rounds of financing with major venture capital investors and its successful IPO. In his new role, Seidman will manage all financial operations of the company and be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the company’s financial strategy, function and performance on a global basis.
Prior to his time with Acme Packet, Inc., Seidman served as the Chief Financial Officer of Spotfire, Inc., an interactive, visual data analysis applications and services company. Before that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Priority Call Management, Inc., a developer and provider of network-based solutions for telecommunication service providers that was acquired by the LHS Group. Keith also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Duracraft Corp., a consumer products company, where he helped plan and execute its initial public offering and its subsequent acquisition by Honeywell, Inc.
“We are pleased to welcome Keith Seidman to the executive management team,” said Bob Petrocelli, chief executive officer, GreenBytes. “Keith brings over 30 years of experience building and leading high-growth technology companies, and I believe Keith’s financial and strategic leadership will play a pivotal role in GreenBytes’ next wave of growth, both domestically and on a global scale.”
“This is a tremendous opportunity to join GreenBytes as it is positioned as a true pioneer of next-generation hybrid storage architecture,” said Seidman. “GreenBytes has a solution unlike any other in the market with its features, performance and price, and I look forward to working with Bob Petrocelli and the entire GreenBytes team to ensure the financial and operating performance of the company and its revolutionary storage products.”
Mr. Seidman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts. Seidman will be based at GreenBytes corporate headquarters in Ashaway, R.I. and will assume his position immediately.
About GreenBytes, Inc.
GreenBytes, Inc. is a provider of high-performance, energy-efficient inline deduplication storage appliances. Featuring the world’s fastest, most efficient next-generation hybrid storage architecture, GreenBytes’ GB-X Series storage appliances combine highly innovative software technology and advanced power management design with a world-class server platform to address the storage and energy efficiency crises facing today’s IT operations. The GB-X Series features solid state technology for tunable IO performance, as well as the industry’s highest levels of scalability and reliability in an easy-to-use, cost-effective package purpose-built to bring the efficiencies of data deduplication beyond data protection and into the primary storage market. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Ashaway, Rhode Island. For more information, visit: http://www.getgreenbytes.com.
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