As the CEO of Reduxio Jacob is responsible for Reduxio's global marketing operations, product vision, and strategy. Jacob has overall ownership for defining Reduxio's product portfolio and roadmap. Prior to joining Reduxio, Jacob spent 14 years at Dell in the Enterprise Storage Group leading product development and architectural initiatives for host storage, NAS, SAN, RAID and other data center infrastructure. As a member of Dell's storage architecture council he was responsible for developing Dell's strategy for unstructured data management, and drove its implementation through organic development efforts and technology acquisitions such as Ocarina Networks and Exanet. In his last role as a Dell expatriate in Israel he oversaw Dell's FluidFS development. Jacob started his career in Dell as a development engineer for various SAN, NAS and host-side solutions, then served as the Architect and Technologist for Dell's MD series of external storage arrays. Jacob was named a Dell Inventor of the Year in 2005, and holds 30 patents and has 20 patents pending in the areas of storage and networking. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science from Oklahoma State University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Realizing that major shifts in the IT industry - cloud computing, Flash and mobile require new technology, Nir founded Reduxio, and architected its groundbreaking core technology. He is responsible for the company's strategic roadmap and its intellectual property management. Nir is an accomplished high-technology industry executive and visionary, with over 30 years of experience. Nir joins Reduxio after a series of ventures. Nir co-founded and served as the CTO of Montilio, where he designed an innovative file server acceleration product. Prior to Montilio, Nir founded Exanet, and served as its Executive Vice President of R&D and Chief Technology Officer. In this role he led the development of one of the first clustered storage solutions ever created, innovating in the areas of grid storage and distributed cache. Prior to Exanet, Nir was the first employee and chief architect of Digital Appliance, Larry Ellison's massively parallel computing venture that eventually became Pillar Data Systems, a tiered storage vendor which was later acquired by Oracle Corporation. He also worked at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), where he led a European pre-sale and special projects team, focusing on UNIX based Symmetrical Multi-Processor (SMP) systems. Nir started his career in Tel Aviv University School of Mathematical Science, where he managed the computer science lab, one of the first UNIX installations in Israel. Nir holds over 20 U.S. patents and patents-pending in the areas of computer systems, distributed storage, data deduplication and encryption.
Ami joined Reduxio as VP R&D in 2018 with responsibility for product design, development, and quality. He brings 25 years of industry experience, including 15 years in storage from companies such as EMC and IBM. Ami began his career at Intel where he worked in factory automation and also has extensive experience in cybersecurity having served as Senior Director of Engineering at Forcepoint, leading its Israel site while also managing engineering teams in the US and Europe. Prior to joining Reduxio Ami was VP R&D at N2WS, a cloud data protection startup acquired by Veeam and also VP R&D at FilesX, a storage startup acquired by IBM. Ami holds a BA degree in Computer Science from Yale University and an MBA from FIU.
As the VP WW Sales & Business Development Chip focuses on Reduxio’s current and future relationships with both customers and the partners that support those ecosystems. Chip brings 25 years of experience in the tech industry, having begun his career at a GE technology company leading a business unit specializing in Unix and IA32 workstation and servers sales through a 22-country expansion. He then had a successful run founding, ramping then selling his own automated data analytics and processing company Accerio. Joining the data storage field with NetApp, he managed their largest customer worldwide, creating the EMEA partner framework for that customer, and restructuring field sales engagements in numerous countries. Immediately prior to Reduxio Chip was an Executive Director at Turbonomic, a software leader in the datacenter optimization space, running alliance strategy and business development to grow partnerships and establish new routes to market. Joining Reduxio in 2015 as the first sales leader outside of HQ, he establishing the east coast sales, marketing and business practices leading one of Reduxio’s strongest WW territories.
Dror leads the company's financial and business operations. Prior to joining Reduxio Dror served as Director of Finance at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), one of the largest venture capital funds in Israel, where he managed all financial aspects of JVP's incubator portfolio companies, anywhere from building and tracking budgets, managing tax and legal issues, business plans, valuations as well as due diligence and M&A activities. Prior to JVP, Dror served as Controller at RadView Software Ltd. (Nasdaq: RDVWF), where he was responsible for financial and management reports, implementation of SOX procedures, as well as reporting to tax authorities worldwide. Prior to RadView, Dror was a Senior Auditor in KPMG, providing a variety of consulting and auditing services to private and public companies in the US and Israel. Dror is a qualified Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Accounting from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from the Business School of Tel Aviv University.
Or joined Reduxio in 2012, and has been responsible for Reduxio’s HX-550 architecture, design, and core technology. As Chief Innovation Officer, Or also leads Reduxio’s next-generation efforts designed to transform Reduxio’s technology into a cloud-native, software-defined data platform. Prior to Reduxio, Or was Principal Engineer with IBM XIV, where he founded the NAS development team. Other highlights include: developing the OS infrastructure for Texas Instruments' next-generation cable modem, developing PCI device pass-through virtualization for Qumranet (later acquired by Red Hat), implementing Infiniband based message passing systems at Voltaire, and introducing high availability into the Exanet distributed file system. Or began his career in his teens, when he designed and built a web-based global book circulation system for the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). He later also designed and implemented the transition from DAS to NAS at Tel Aviv University School of Mathematical Sciences. Or holds several patents and patents-pending in the areas of storage architecture, encryption and data consistency in distributed systems.