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Veteran Investor and Entrepreneur Dave Withers Joins DIGISTOR Board
Tech Executive to Lend Expertise and Guidance to the Storage Leader
Campbell, CA — April 24, 2018 —
DIGISTOR, the leader in secure data and storage solutions, is pleased to announce that entrepreneur and investor Dave Withers has joined their board of directors. A veteran of multiple successful startups, Withers brings with him a 20 year track record of identifying disruptive technologies and building successful hardware and software businesses as both an operator and investor. Withers joins DIGISTOR to assist the company through their unprecedented growth.
Withers most recently served as VP of Technology for Global Platform Engineering at Dell/EMC. He joined Dell/EMC via the acquisition of Renasar Technologies, where he was CEO and co-founder. Prior to co-founding Renasar Technologies, Withers served as COO at Nebula, a Kleiner Perkins and Highland Capital backed private cloud company. He joined Nebula from Dell, where he led the storage business in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Withers joined Dell via the acquisition of Ocarina Networks, a Kleiner and Highland backed compression and de-dupe startup, where he served as Vice President of Business Development & Sales. Prior to Ocarina Networks, Withers served as the Senior Director of Business Development at Isilon Systems, where he built the BD practice and drove the expansion of the addressable market for clustered storage leading up to a successful IPO and acquisition by EMC for $2.2 billion.
An advisor to DIGISTOR for several years, Withers has now taken a more active role on the board and will work closely with the executive team to accelerate business development efforts.
“Dave’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already proved valuable as an advisor to DIGISTOR,” said Larry Friss, co-founder and President. “Having him take a more engaged role on the board will no doubt galvanize new growth and development efforts. We are very excited to be working with him.”
DIGISTOR is a leading innovator, manufacturer, and distributor of industrial-grade flash storage products, secure storage products, and digital video storage solutions. DIGISTOR proudly supports customers around the world in industries such as law enforcement, medical, professional video, security/surveillance, and federal agencies.