Austin, Texas – Pivot3, Inc, a leading provider of unified storage and compute appliances, today announced that James Hajek has been named the company’s chief financial officer, effective immediately. Hajek will be a core member of the Pivot3 leadership team, responsible for all finance and operations functions, as it expands its business in both emerging and established markets.
"James’ skills in driving operational excellence aligned with strategic business objectives, proven in both emerging and global S&P 100 technology companies, give us confidence that he will contribute importantly toward achievement of our company’s ambitious goals," said Rich Bravman, CEO of Pivot3. "James will play a critical role on our executive team, building the infrastructure and team required to prepare Pivot3 for our next stage of growth."
Hajek brings more than 20 years of executive financial leadership experience to Pivot3. He has extensive experience building teams and helping companies expand profitability, shape capital structures and raise equity. Prior to Pivot3, Hajek served as chief financial officer of GE Asset Intelligence, LLC an international M2M telematics services company, where he was responsible for crafting a value-driven strategy, establishing new distribution channels and key vendor relationships that led to the company’s acquisition by ID-System, Inc. Earlier, Hajek served as the chief financial officer and VP of finance for Terion, Inc., a domestic M2M telematics company, where he oversaw the company’s acquisition by General Electric Co.
Hajek is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned his B.B.A. degree from The University of Texas.
"Pivot3’s industry-changing technology creates incredible potential for profitable growth and enterprise value creation." said Hajek. "Their unique approach of delivering affordable, purpose-built appliances that unify storage and compute for targeted markets makes them a standout in the industry."