Industry veteran brings 25 years in technology solutions to Commvault to drive growth and expansion in the company’s Asia Pacific business
NEW DELHI, India – January 13, 2016 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in data protection and information management, has announced the appointment of Owen Taraniuk as Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan. Responsible for leading and driving growth in the company’s recently launched next generation solutions portfolio, including the Commvault Data Platform, Taraniuk joins Commvault bringing 25 years’ experience in the technology solutions industry.
“We are thrilled to have Owen on-board, given his strong leadership, vision, and targeted experience in the information content technology space that will help foster an innovation-based culture in our expanding APAC team,” said Ron Miiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “He comes at a time of unprecedented opportunity for Commvault, particularly in the Asia Pacific region with key emerging markets, burgeoning strategic alliances and technology development hubs.”
Having joined in late October, Taraniuk has already launched a transformation program, which will see a realignment of the company’s sales functions and partner engagement model.
“Commvault is going through a major transition,” said Owen Taraniuk as Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan. “There is huge change in the market in which we operate, including competitive disruption, a shift in CIO conversations, and new opportunities for strategic alliances. This places us in an enviably strong position for growth. Our planned realignment program will enhance our customer coverage at a regional level and deepen our engagement and enablement of partners. We are investing in Asia Pacific and making changes that will allow us to better service the needs of our customers and partners.”
Taraniuk has held a number of senior leadership positions for multi-nationals across EMEA and APJ, including Kofax Inc., Open Text Corporation, Groupe Inova, ABS Group and Dun&Bradsheet Software. He was most recently the Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan for EMC2 Corporation, Enterprise Content Division.
A UK national, Owen has extensive worldwide experience, specifically amplifying capabilities across enterprise accounts, channels and alliances. As an entrepreneur at heart, he is the founder of several successful ventures within IT and B2B. He has also held non-executive directorships within vertical industries such as Biotech, Consulting and Online Media.
His appointment comes off the heels of the company’s recently launched Commvault’s Integrated Solutions Portfolio, which in its eleventh version promises a truly open, searchable and automated way for organisations to manage their information and remove risk in their adoption of new technologies.
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Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform modern data environments. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share. Commvault has earned accolades from customers and third party influencers for its technology vision, innovation, and execution as an independent and trusted expert. Without the distraction of a hardware business or other business agenda, Commvault’s sole focus on data management has led to adoption by companies of all sizes, in all industries, and for solutions deployed on premise, across mobile platforms, to and from the cloud, and provided as-a-service. Commvault employs more than 2,000 highly skilled individuals across markets worldwide, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (CVLT), and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in the United States. To learn more about Commvault – and how it can help make your data work for you – visit www.commvault.com.
About the Commvault Data Platform and Solutions Portfolio
The 11th version of Commvault solutions portfolio is uniquely positioned to help customers activate their data by accelerating the transformation from legacy data management to a modern data environment to unlock critical business insight and drive new value from customers’ technology investments. The Commvault solutions portfolio is comprised of an industry-leading product offering in the areas of data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, and file sync and share that addresses evolving market trends, growth areas, and customer use cases. The Commvault Data Platform is open and standards-based, helping customers better leverage data, improve IT operations, and enabling third party innovation.
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