– UK, Sheffield – WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Erik Edwin Miller (56) as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Board with immediate effect.
Mr. Miller, who will be based at the Company’s San Ramon, California office is a seasoned technology sector executive with over 20 years’ experience of shaping and leading the finance functions of both privately and publicly held high-growth technology companies.
Mr. Miller has held a number of senior financial positions, most recently serving between 2010 and 2016 as Chief Financial Officer of Envivio, Inc. – a NASDAQ listed, multinational software-based video processing company. During his tenure, Envivio tripled revenues and successfully listed on NASDAQ in 2012. Envivio was purchased by Ericsson AB in October 2015.
Other notable roles include serving between 2008 and 2010 as Chief Financial Officer of SigNav Pty. Ltd, a multinational developer of GPS-based timing solutions for the telecommunications industry based in Sydney, Australia, and serving between 1994 and 2000 as Chief Financial Officer of Meridian Data, Inc., a developer of network attached storage solutions, a NASDAQ listed company. Mr. Miller’s international business experience has also brought him to the UK, notably between 2003 and 2005 where he served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at BlueArc Corporation: a multinational developer of enterprise Network Attached Storage systems, based in Bracknell, UK and San Jose, California.
Welcoming Mr. Miller, Paul Walker, Non-Executive Chairman of WANdisco, commented: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Erik to the WANdisco team. Erik has strong and successful experience with companies at WANdisco’s stage and size and he will make an excellent addition to the Board. His skills and experience in the software sector and the public equity markets will build neatly upon the strong financial platform we have worked hard to put in place in recent years. We all look forward to working with him.”
Erik Miller added: “I am delighted to be joining WANdisco, bringing my experience to complement what is already a strong, ambitious team. This company is at an exciting stage in its development, in the market with an unbeatable product and embedded with some of the strongest possible partners a technology company could ask for. I look forward to working with David, my new Board colleagues and the wider WANdisco team as we strive to make good on the opportunity open to us.”
About WANdisco plc
WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a provider of enterprise-ready, non-stop software solutions that enable globally distributed organizations to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, scalability and continuous availability. WANdisco’s products are differentiated by the company’s patented, active data replication technology, serving crucial continuous availability requirements, including Hadoop Big Data and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), including Apache Subversion and Git. Fortune Global 1000 companies, including Juniper Networks, Motorola, Intel and Halliburton, rely on WANdisco for performance, reliability, security and availability.
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