Goldman Sachs Honors Nexenta CEO as one of the Leading Tech Entrepreneurs

Santa Clara, CA, October 14, 2014- — Nexenta (@Nexenta) the global leader in Software- Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage) solutions, today announced that Nexenta Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will be honored as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” at the third annual Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit (#GSInnovators).

The Builders + Innovators Summit 2014 brings together emerging and seasoned entrepreneurs from a diverse set of industries.  The focus is on building great and enduring companies that reshape their industries and make the world better through innovation.  Mr. Maner will offer unique insights on how Nexenta is revolutionizing the data center with its Software Defined Storage solutions and participate in a series of workshop and discussions with peers. 

The event will also feature presentations from top executives such as, Dell Founder and CEO Michael Dell, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson, Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson, Jerry Bruckheimer of Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Best-selling Author, Historian and President/CEO Walter Isaacson, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and several other entrepreneurs.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Goldman Sachs – a firm that stays on top of the latest trends, and that actively promotes innovation and entrepreneurship,” shared Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. “Clearly they understand how Nexenta and our Software-Defined Storage solutions underpin the success of opportunities with Big Data, the Internet of Things, Mobility and other big trends.”

This invitation-only event will take place October 15-17 at The Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Santa Barbara, California.

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic, providing innovation freedom and speed for organizations to realize "true" benefits of Software-Defined Infrastructure-centric Cloud Computing. Nexenta enables workloads from rich media-driven Social Living to Mobility; from the Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack and CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments. Founded around an "open source” platform and industry-disruptive vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network. For more information visit,TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.


Allison Darin