Panasas a provider of high-performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), has announced the appointment of Rob Berman as the company’s vice president of sales for the Americas. Berman will oversee all direct and VAR channel sales for the Americas and play a key role in driving sales strategies for accelerating growth.
Berman brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to this role, having held executive sales and marketing management roles at large enterprise organizations where he developed and implemented effective sales and marketing strategies.
‘Rob is an excellent addition to the Panasas team; we look forward to tapping his sales and leadership expertise as we expand our market reach,’ said Faye Pairman, CEO of Panasas. ‘In addition to our deployments in traditional and commercial high-performance computing markets, we’re seeing strong growth opportunities in media and entertainment, life sciences and manufacturing that require the use of high-performance storage systems. Rob’s ability to grow strategic customer accounts and partner relationships will be a key contributor to our success.’
Berman comes to Panasas from Teradata, where he served as vice president of marketing applications sales and services, leading the sales, services and consulting organisation for the company’s Integrated Marketing Cloud across the Americas. Prior positions include vice president of global alliances at Teradata and industry vice president for the U.S. at NCR Corporation, where he led the US data warehousing, advanced analytics and applications sales and services teams.