Veeam Software announced that Danny Allan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy. Allan has been promoted from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy, will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives, and spearhead the company’s technology vision as the #1 provider for Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management.
Danny Allan, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy, Veeam
“For the last decade, Veeam has dominated the market by delivering solutions that meet customer demands,” commented Danny Allan, CTO and SVP of Product Strategy at Veeam. “Simplicity, flexibility and reliability are key to organizations across the globe, and Veeam’s leadership position in this area is clear. 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 innovations that ensure Veeam continues to cement its market dominance.”
With more than 20 years of technology experience, Allan is passionate about solving customer problems and software innovation. In his previous role as VP of Product Strategy, Allan was responsible for envisioning and communicating the Veeam vision for Cloud Data Management, collaborating with enterprise customers and large service providers to assess and ensure long-term industry success. Before this, he was CTO of Desktone, which was acquired by VMware. Earlier, Allan was the Director of Security Research at IBM and a member of the Security Architecture Board, where he co-authored the IBM Secure Engineering Framework. He holds multiple software patents in the cloud and security field.