Gridstore, a provider of hyper-converged all flash infrastructure, has hired industry veteran Nariman Teymourian to take the reins of Gridstore as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An industry veteran, Mr. Teymourian comes from HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) where he held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Nariman Teymourian brings his insight and extensive career history in high technology coupled with a track record of success with startups to his new role as CEO of Gridstore. He would command a wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of cloud computing, enterprise software, business and strategic planning, and bringing disruptive technologies to market.
“We are very pleased to welcome Nariman Teymourian as our new CEO, as he brings not only tremendous insight and industry experience, but a track record of success with startups,” said Kevin Dillon, general partner, Atlantic Bridge Capital. “His keen insights into the market’s dynamics, business acumen, and his ability to fully leverage the talents of his executive teams will prove invaluable to the company. The Board and I are looking forward to working with Nariman as we lay out the plans for what we are sure will be a very exciting future for the company.”
Prior to HPE, Mr. Teymourian was CEO and Chairman at Gale Technologies guiding it to its successful acquisition by Dell. Other executive leadership positions include his role as Chairman and CEO at QuikCycle (Acquired by Gale), Founder & CEO of Caspian Consulting (Acquired by Delta Dental), Prism Health Software (Acquired by BCG), and Software Reliability (Acquired by Lockheed). Nariman Teymourian has an MA and is a PhD candidate in international business from the University of Southern California.
Gridstore closed out a record year in 2015 in both revenue and customer acquisition and launched 2016 with a new round of investment. Under his stewardship the company would be poised for dramatic growth and expansion, adding to sales, support, and R&D worldwide. Mr. Teymourian replaces Kelly Murphy, founder and CTO who has been acting CEO and remains a part of the executive team as CTO.