Pivot3 appoints Paul Kaeley as VP and general manager of services

Austin, Texas – September 5, 2012 – Pivot3, a leading supplier of Video Surveillance and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Serverless Storage Appliances, today announced that Paul Kaeley has been named the company’s vice president and general manager of services, effective immediately. A core member of the Pivot3 leadership team, Kaeley will be responsible for designing, building and leading the services function, ensuring the success of Pivot3’s customers and the profitable growth of the company.

"Pivot3's most fundamental commitment is to the success of our customers and partners,” said Rich Bravman, CEO of Pivot3. “I'm very pleased that Paul Kaeley, a highly talented and seasoned executive with a long track record of building winning services organizations, has joined us to take on the responsibility of ensuring that we measure up to this critical responsibility."

Kaeley brings more than 25 years of senior leadership expertise on building and transforming organizations in order toachieve business objectives both on a regional and global basis. He joins Pivot3 from Dell, where he spent the past twelve years in a variety of executive roles including that of global services executive director. In his most recent position at Dell, Kaeley was responsible for leading the integration of newly acquired backup & recovery software company, as well as growing the business over 400% year over year through engaging with sales, senior executives, strategic partners and the channel. Earlier in his career, he held key customer facing positions with both Flextronics and Applied Materials. Kaeley holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Brighton in the United Kingdom.

“Pivot3’s converged storage and compute solutions are disruptive to the industry, providing unique and substantial value along with radical simplification,” said Kaeley. “This is a perfect time to join the company as it continues its high growth trajectory in white hot markets with mature technologies and products. My ability to mobilize teams cross-functionally and globally while focused on Pivot3 customers will enable us to ensure products continue to operate as intended throughout their life, that problems are resolved quickly and effectively and that we are able to profitably capture the business value of the services that we deliver.”

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