Violin Memory Announces Steven Rose as Head of EMEA Operations

Mountain View, Calif. -- 05/16/13
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Violin Memory, Inc., provider of memory-based storage systems, today announced Steven Rose as Violin Memory's Managing Director of EMEA and LATAM. Previously responsible for delivering a $220 million revenue stream as senior vice president (SVP) of EMEA and LATAM for Informatica, Rose will lead regional market awareness, go-to-market strategies and customer success for Violin Flash Memory Arrays.

"The storage industry is shifting monumentally and flash is at the center of this shift," said Rose. "Violin Memory's technology is making a global impact and my goal is to continue driving Violin's vision across the EMEA and LATAM markets."

Rose has nearly three decades of experience, holding various VP positions for a variety of technology companies. He oversaw several successful acquisitions and has been a part of two IPOs. Prior to joining Violin Memory, Rose was senior vice president of EMEA and LATAM for Informatica, where he managed channel markets, product deployments and sales overseas to ensure profitable revenue streams. Before that, he saw CommVault through its IPO as the vice president of EMEA and APAC. Rose was also the vice president at Veritas for UK and Africa before the company was acquired by Symantec.

"Violin Memory has seen aggressive international expansion and Steven will further our pursuit to enable in-memory data centers across the world," said Don Basile, CEO of Violin Memory. "Steven's impeccable track record with leading high-growth companies, introducing products into new markets and delivering revenue streams well into the hundreds of millions, is a great asset to the team."

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