|By Business Wire||
|September 13, 2013 07:00 AM EDT||
Nebula®, the enterprise private cloud company, today announced that Gordon Stitt, seasoned entrepreneurial technology executive and co-founder of two successful public companies, will be joining the company as CEO as of September 23rd. Chris C. Kemp will continue as a member of the executive team in the role of Chief Strategy Officer and on the board of directors.
Gordon Stitt, CEO, Nebula (Photo: Business Wire)
Stitt is a technology industry veteran with a strong track record for building technology companies into industry leaders. As CEO and co-founder of Extreme Networks he received the distinction of building the fastest growing company in Silicon Valley at the time of their IPO.
“Nebula has achieved tremendous market traction in a short period of time,” said Chris C. Kemp, Nebula’s Founder & CEO. “I couldn’t ask for a better partner to help me build Nebula into a company of consequence.”
Prior to founding Extreme, Stitt co-founded Network Peripherals, one of the pioneers of high-performance enterprise networking, where he served as VP of Marketing. Stitt currently serves on the board of Barracuda Networks, and previously served on the boards of RGB Networks and SkyFire Labs. He also serves as chair of the industry advisory board for the Computer Engineering department at Santa Clara University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science. He also holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.
“Nebula is a truly innovative company with a simple yet extremely compelling value proposition,” said Gordon Stitt. “I’m looking forward to partnering with Chris and Devin and the entire Nebula team to take the company to the next level.”
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. Nebula makes the Nebula One, the world’s first cloud computer, enabling any business to easily build a scale-out private computing cloud from racks of industry-standard servers. Nebula is privately held and venture‐funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures, Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Innovation Endeavors, and Google's first investors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information, visit Nebula at www.nebula.com.