Nexenta to Host “The CEO Show” on KLIV 1590 LIVE from Its Silicon Valley Headquarters

Featuring Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San Jose; Carl Guardino, CEO at Silicon Valley Leadership Group; and Tarkan Maner, CEO at Nexenta

Santa Clara, Calif.—Sept. 24, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced the company will be hosting a Nexenta Town Hall featuring a live broadcast of KLIV’s popular talk show, “The CEO Show” on Sept. 25 at 12:30 p.m. PT. Nexenta Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will join special guest, Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San Jose, and “The CEO Show” host, Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, for this live event.

These Silicon Valley leaders will discuss the potential for the continued improvement of San Jose through technology innovation, entrepreneurship, and smarter, more efficient government.

I look forward to joining respected community leaders, Sam Liccardo and Carl Guardino, to discuss how technological innovation and government can work together in the Silicon Valley,” said Maner. “The objective is to join these facets to build an even better San Jose.”

KLIV is an AM radio station in the San Francisco Bay Area based in San Jose, California. The station operates at 1590 kHz on the AM band. The station is well known for its local news, focusing on the events of San Jose and Silicon Valley. It broadcasts South Bay-centric traffic reports eight times an hour. Traffic reports are generally followed by weather reports courtesy of The Weather Channel and stock market updates. Along with frequent traffic reports, the station provides locally anchored, live news segments, as well as segments from NBC Radio News. In addition, the station broadcasts several nationally syndicated and locally produced programs, including “The CEO Show.”

“The CEO Show” is regularly hosted Tuesdays at 7 p.m. PT and Sundays at 9 a.m. PT by Carl Guardino as an hour-long call-in special featuring some of Silicon Valley’s tech industry heavyweights.

Carl Guardino, one of Silicon Valley’s most distinguished business and community leaders, is the President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a public policy trade association that represents nearly 400 of Silicon Valley’s most respected companies. In 2000, the San Jose Mercury News named Guardino one of the “Five Most Powerful” people in Silicon Valley.

Additional details on the event can be found below.

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Event Details

What: Nexenta Town Hall: Live Broadcast of KLIV’s “The CEO Show”
Where: Nexenta Headquarters: 451 El Camino Real, Suite 201 Santa Clara, CA 95050
When:  12:30 p.m. PT, Sept. 25, 2015
Who: Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta; Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San Jose; and Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 400+ partners, 33 patents, and more than 1,200 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates software-only “Open Source” collaboration with commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation. Nexenta OpenSDS solutions are 100% software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive vendor lock-in. Nexenta provides organizations with the "true" benefits of Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta OpenSDS enables everyday apps 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 – for all types of Clouds – Private, Public, and Hybrid. Founded around an "Open Source” platform and industry-disrupting vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. 

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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta