Veeam elevates Danny Allan to CTO’s role

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Baar, Switzerland: Veeam Software has appointed Danny Allan as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy.

Allan has been elevated from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy to lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives.

He will continue to spearhead the company’s technology vision as the #1 provider for Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management.

“Danny has had a significant impact on Veeam’s vision and strategic direction since joining the company in early 2017, and has been instrumental in cementing our market leadership,” said Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and EVP Sales & Marketing – Veeam.

“As customers look to drive business agility and leverage the power of their data, Veeam must continue to innovate, and under Danny’s leadership, I know that we will accelerate our organizational growth as we move into Act II,” added Timashev.

“For the last decade, Veeam has dominated the market by delivering solutions that meet customer demands,” commented Danny Allan, CTO and SVP – Product Strategy, Veeam.

Danny Allan

“Our portfolio allows customers to protect and manage their data no matter where it resides — whether in virtual, physical or cloud environments — but I am excited at what’s yet to come, and I know that 2020 will bring a vast array of new innovations that ensure Veeam continues to cement its market dominance,” commented Allan.

Allan has over 20 years of technology experience. He has a strong passion about solving customer problems and software innovation.

Allan in his previous role as VP of Product Strategy was responsible for Veeam’s vision for Cloud Data Management, collaborating with enterprise customers and large service providers to assess and ensure long-term industry success.

Prior to this, he was CTO of Desktone, a software platform for service providers offering hosted desktops, which was acquired by VMware.

Earlier in his career, Allan was IBM’s Director of Security Research and a member of the Security Architecture Board.

He had co-authored the IBM Secure Engineering Framework. He holds multiple software patents in the cloud and security field.

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