FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Diligent Technologies Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise data protection solutions, today announced the appointment of Peter OBrien to the position of Vice President, Business Development. Diligent continues to experience record growth, and is augmenting its management team with the addition of Mr. OBrien. His domestic and international experience and knowledge of both established and start-up environments will help Diligent enhance and expand its OEM and distribution channels.
Petes track record speaks for itself, said Doron Kempel, Chairman and CEO of Diligent Technologies. We are experiencing hyper growth here at Diligent and needed an executive who could hit the ground running. Pete is already productive and is a great addition to the team.
Mr. OBrien was most recently VP, Business Development at Mendocino Software where he secured OEM deals with EMC and HP and established channel sales. He has also held executive positions at SUN Microsystems, where he was responsible for managing SUNs OEM customers in the Bay area, and positions at Sistina Software, Rhapsody Networks and VERITAS Software.
After reviewing the opportunities in the de-duplication market, I decided to join the Diligent team. The company possesses the most scalable and efficient storage architecture in the market, said Peter OBrien, VP, Business Development of Diligent Technologies. I firmly believe that ProtecTIER powered by HyperFactor will continue to propel Diligent over the next few years. I am really excited to be part of this company.
Mr. OBrien is a graduate of St. Johns Vianney Prep Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He has been a member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society for 12 years and holds over 100 class certificates from the society. Additionally, he is affiliated with Century 21st and holds over 20 certificates in strategic selling.