Today: Jun 14, 2024

Veeam CTO Danny Allan exits, eagerly embracing the future

5 months ago

TLDR:

  • Danny Allan, the CTO of data protection and data management developer Veeam, has left the company after seven years.
  • Acting CTO will be Dave Russell, vice president of enterprise strategy.
  • Allan oversaw the integration of Kubernetes data protection developer Kasten into Veeam.
  • During his tenure, Veeam’s revenue rose from under $500 million to over triple that amount.

Danny Allan has announced his departure from Veeam, where he served as the company’s CTO for the past four years. In a LinkedIn post, Allan expressed gratitude for his time at Veeam and his passion for “technology for good” and building high-performance teams. Taking over as acting CTO is Dave Russell, vice president of enterprise strategy.

Allan’s departure marks the end of a fulfilling chapter in his professional career. Veeam CEO Anand Eswaran expressed gratitude for Allan’s work, impact, and passion during his seven years at the company. Allan played a key role in the integration of Kubernetes data protection developer Kasten into Veeam, which was acquired by Insight Partners in a $5-billion deal.

During his tenure at Veeam, Allan witnessed significant growth and transformation within the company. The company’s revenue rose from under $500 million to over triple that amount. Veeam also launched multiple new products for cloud, SaaS, and Kubernetes, transitioned from a perpetual license model to a subscription model, and entered the backup-as-a-service business.

Although Allan did not disclose his future plans, he expressed excitement for what comes next and his passion for technology and building high-performance teams. In the immediate future, he plans to spend time snowboarding with his family and reflecting on his time at Veeam.