Thursday, March 4, 2010

Geoff Barrall CTO of Overland Storage -SnapServer

Former BlueArc and Data Robotics founder

Overland Storage, Inc. introduced the appointment of Dr. Geoff Barrall as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President of Engineering.

Reporting to Eric Kelly, Overland Storage president and CEO, Barrall is responsible for Overland product development, engineering, and research and development functions. Dr. Barrall brings over 20 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of data storage solutions, as well as extensive operational experience and deep business insight.

"We are delighted to welcome Geoff to the Overland Storage executive team. He is a recognized visionary in the storage industry and brings a proven track record of success," said Kelly. "Geoff's passion for innovation and technical leadership will be invaluable as we evolve and execute our product strategy."

Prior to joining Overland Storage, Barrall served as CEO of Data Robotics, a company he founded in 2005. With more than a dozen storage-related patents to his credit, he has founded five companies, including BlueArc Corporation and several IT and consulting services firms. He currently serves on the board of directors of Nexsan and previously served on the board of directors for Tacit Networks and the advisory boards for both Data Domain and NeoPath.

Dr. Barrall earned his PhD in Cybernetics from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.

"I am very excited to be a part of the team that is cultivating a renewed spirit of innovation and leadership at Overland Storage. This is a company with significant brand equity and potential for continued growth," said Barrall. "I look forward to leading the technology team that will enable Overland to expand the solution portfolio in unique and powerful ways."

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