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Gridstore has appointed technology industry veteran Chris Sterbenc as its vice president, which will allow him to oversee the company's sales channel expansions.
Sterbenc was formerly the vice president of sales at Axcient, and according to the company, he built a market strategy that allowed the channel to grow, increase its customer base and boost revenue for the cloud-based backup provider.
Before his position with Axcient, Sterbenc was the vice president of sales at Untangle Inc., and the vice president of worldwide partner programs at Apparent Networks Inc.
Other companies Sterbenc has worked with include Microsoft, NCompass Labs and Rainmaker Systems.
“I am very excited to join the Gridstore team of high-energy, transformational leaders as we capitalize on the exploding opportunity for simple, scalable, affordable storage," said Sterbenc. “I look forward to building the sales team and partner channel that will drive the exponential expansion of Gridstore’s global customer footprint."