Weka offers WekaFS, the modern file system that uniquely empowers organizations to solve the newest, biggest problems holding back innovation. Optimized for NVMe and the hybrid cloud, Weka handles the most demanding storage challenges in the most data-intensive technical computing environments, delivering truly epic performance at any scale.
Its modern architecture unlocks the full capabilities of today’s data center, allowing businesses to maximize the value of their high-powered IT investments. Weka helps industry leaders reach breakthrough innovations and solve previously unsolvable problems.
Ken Grohe is the newly appointed President of Weka and CRO. He brings 30 years of B2B SaaS, sales, and data science experience to the table and joined Weka as they accomplished 600% growth in 2019. Ken joins me on the Tech Talks Daily podcast to chat about how the critical role of storage in successful AI initiatives. We talk about the emerging high growth AI/ML markets and the emerging role of the CDO.
We also discuss enriching people’s lives by enabling faster product innovation, such as autonomous driving vehicles, and driving better business outcomes by enabling faster data analytics.
Grohe comes to Weka from Samsung’s Stellus Technologies, a leading data systems company that addresses the way companies capture, store, access, and process the unstructured data, where he served as CRO and drove the company’s overall go-to-market strategy. A highly seasoned veteran of the industry, Grohe previously served as President of SignNow, SVP and GM of Barracuda Networks, and CRO of Virident, a Western Digital Company.
He also had an impressive 25-year career at Dell EMC, finishing as VP and GM with a focus on the global flash business. With over three decades in the SaaS and storage industry, Grohe has deep experience and possesses a rare dedication and passion for winning that is based on a customer-centric perspective. In addition to his roles at major tech companies, Grohe is an advisor and board member of many Silicon Valley fast-rising companies.
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