Data Robotics Appoints Paul Thackeray as Vice
President of EMEA
September 02, 2010 09:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Data Robotics, Inc., the company that is changing the way the world
stores and protects digital content, today announced the appointment of Paul Thackeray as Vice President of
Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based in the company’s European headquarters in the UK,
Thackeray reports directly to Tom Buiocchi, CEO at Data Robotics.
With over 20 years experience in the IT industry, Thackeray joins Data Robotics from Barracuda Networks, where
as Managing Director/VP EMEA he was responsible for growing the business from start up to a multi-million dollar
European operation within 4 years.
In his role at Data Robotics, Thackeray is responsible for continuing Data Robotics’ rapid expansion across EMEA
through investment in the channel. He will be particularly focused on developing the company’s business-to-business
(b2b) channel strategy, in line with the company’s growing SMB product portfolio.
Commenting on this appointment Buiocchi said: “Growth at Data Robotics remains exceptional and demand for the
company’s award-winning products are at record level. Europe has become a high-growth market for us and Paul
has a proven track record of recruiting distributors and resellers across the region. He knows the SMB space well
and has the necessary skills to grow the business in EMEA to the next level.”
Thackeray has previously held senior managerial and director positions at Sonicwall, Global Secure Systems Limited
and Cylink Limited.
About Data Robotics
Data Robotics, Inc., the company that delivers the best storage experience ever, develops the award-winning Drobo
family of automated storage products that are designed to ensure data is always protected, accessible and simple to
manage. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID technology, Drobo provides an unprecedented
combination of advanced data protection features and ease-