Our Team

Marc Fleischmann

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Hal Woods

Chief Technology Officer

Narasimha Valiveti

Vice President of Engineering & Product

Nic Bellinger

Co-founder & Architect

Claudio Fleiner

Co-founder & Architect

Guillermo “Bill” Rozas


Flavio Santoni

Chief Revenue Officer

Eric Soli

Chief Financial Officer

Rich Pappas

Vice President of Business Development

Bill Borsari

Head of Systems Engineering

Board of Directors

Brian Byun, Khosla Ventures

Dong-Su Kim, Samsung Ventures

Eric Wolford, Accel Partners

Marc Fleischmann, Datera

Nic Bellinger, Datera


Datera was founded by the authors and maintainers of the Linux I/O storage stack and is backed by Khosla Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Silicon Valley innovators Andy Bechtolsheim and Pradeep Sindhu.


Jens Axboe, Facebook

Martin Buhr, Google

Michael Dvorkin, Cisco UCS

Ken Grohe, SignNow

Steve Kleiman, NetApp

Mike Perez, OpenStack Foundation

Carl Waldspurger, VMware