Executive Team


Ernest Sampias

Ernest Sampias is our Chief Executive Officer and has served as a director on our board of directors since May 1, 2004. His experience includes financial roles for both private and public companies within the information technologies, telecommunications, and directories industries. These financial roles were as Chief Financial Officer for Sensis Pty Ltd, in Melbourne, Australia, Chief Financial Officer for SpectraLink Corporation, McDATA Corporation, US West Dex, Local Matters, Inc., and Convergent Communications, Inc. Mr Sampias also serves on the board of directors for BioFuel Energy Corporation as its Audit Committee Chairman. Mr. Sampias graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business with distinction, and holds a Masters of Taxation degree from DePaul University in Chicago. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member in the Financial Executives Institute and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Richard Pearce

Chief Financial Officer & General Manager, Capital Equipment

Ed Prager

Senior Vice President & General Manager, OEM Storage Solutions

Ken Claffey

Senior Vice President & General Manager, ClusterStor

Luciano Marinaccio

Senior Vice President, Operations

Todd Gresham

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Field Support