We were founded in the greater Denver area by a team of experts with decades of collective (broad/diverse) experience in data center architecture and software design. Our leadership team strives to bring innovation, simplicity, and change to all aspects of business, both within and outside of our organization.
Sumit is a storage industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. Sumit has been focused on defining the technology roadmaps for key industry leaders including SandForce, LSI, and Toshiba. Sumit has a long history with bringing successful products to market with numerous teams and large-scale organizations.
Bryan has 20 years of experience in product development, corporate strategy, and building highly-accomplished technical teams that drive product commercialization. Bryan has partnered with some of the nation’s top VC and PE firms, working on high-profile strategic partnerships and joint ventures across multiple industries.
Scott has 29 years experience in networking, storage, high availability clustering software. He has worked extensively on network and storage protocol/device drivers and kernel. He has served as individual contributor, lead developer, team leader, and manager at companies such as Data General, IBM, Motorola, Intertel/Mitel, Sanmina, and many startups.
Steve brings 30 years experience in senior finance leadership roles, responsible for capital markets, merger & acquisition, process improvement, accounting, and contract negotiations in high-growth markets, including Software-as-a-Service. Steve was instrumental in the ~$5 billion disposition by Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital of insurance software provider Vertafore, and he has also held finance leadership positions at Cologix, AT&T, DirectTV, and DirecTVSports Networks. Steve began his career at KPMG where he was a partner in the Technology, Media, & Telecommunications practice.
John brings 30 years experience to Liqid, working with a wide variety of firms at all stages of corporate development, from early startups to blue chip technology providers and OEMs. As CRO, John prioritizes fully integrated, partner-centric CDI solutions that increase the value Liqid delivers for its customers, OEM and channel partners, investors, and other key stakeholders. Prior to joining Liqid, he held leadership positions at Nutanix, EMC, SAP, and Hitachi Security Systems, as well as startups such as The Forefront Group and MapR.
Chris is responsible for architecting cutting-edge enterprise class storage appliances & composable infrastructures, all phases of hardware & firmware design and development, and technically leadership. Bringing over 26 years of experience innovating groundbreaking hardware & firmware as a key contributor, lead, and principal engineer for companies like Seagate, SCI-Sanmina/Newisys, and L3 Communications. Chris has a broad knowledge of the computing and storage industry.
Phillip started his software career in 1994 and helped build a product line that propelled his first company to successful IPO in 1999. He previously worked at Network Photonics and Atrato. Since joining Liqid, he has been an integral part to product architecture, software implementation, and team management and has contributed to Liqid from all sides of the continuous hardware/software spectrum.
With a broad range of expertise, our Board of Directors includes some of technology's leading luminaries.
Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. Each member makes up our backbone, contributing to why we are leaders in composable infrastructure technology and how we deliver continuous innovation to the data center sector.