InterSAN(TM), a applications-based Storage Area Management (SAM) software vendor , today announced the appointment of Karen Dutch as vice president of marketing, and Dennis Morrison as CFO and vice president of operations.
According to the company, expansion of the InterSAN management team will support the company's rapid growth, which is fueled by partnerships with industry leaders Brocade, EMC, Emulex, Hitachi Data Systems, JNI, LSI Logic, and QLogic, and the launch of InterSAN's software later this year. Dutch and Morrison report to InterSAN CEO, Chris Melville effective immediately.
"We are delighted to announce the addition of Karen and Dennis to our management team. Karen's extensive experience in the storage industry and Dennis' long track record with fast-growing, early stage software companies will provide strategic contributions to InterSAN's leadership and growth in the emerging storage area management industry," said Chris Melville, co-founder, president and CEO of InterSAN. "InterSAN's technology leadership and success to-date is based on its ability to attract the best talent in the industry -- and this is demonstrated by the strength of our engineering team, each with an average industry tenure of more than 19 years, our growing list of pending patents, the broad support from storage leaders, and accolades we have received from the industry analyst community."
Prior to joining InterSAN, Dutch was director of solutions marketing for Brocade Communications Systems, where she was responsible for developing business relevant SAN solutions. The company said Morrison brings 18 years of software industry expertise to his position as InterSAN CFO and vice president of operations. During the last 15 years Dennis has served in the capacity of CFO, vice president of operations, and general manager for technology startups and established corporations.