Nexenta Presents at Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s 13th Annual CEO Business Climate Summit

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—April 13, 2016— Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will present at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s (SVLG) CEO Business Climate Summit, on April 15, in Mountain View, Calif. Nexenta is  a Co-Title sponsor of the event, along with Bank of America.

Tarkan’s session titled “U.S. Competitiveness Introduction” will discuss next generation investments and the innovative themes that are emerging in today’s business and technology market. The session will feature a panel of leaders including:

  • Dr. France A. Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
  • Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
  • Shellye Archambeau, CEO, MetricStream
  • Ken Kannappan, CEO, Plantronics
  • Marci Harris, ‎CEO and Co-founder, POPVOX
  • Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta

Hosted by Microsoft, the CEO Business Climate Summit will bring together a select group of CEOs and executive officers, top elected officials and community leaders for three in-depth panels, analysis and discussion on how we can work together to strengthen our region, state and nation’s competitiveness in a global economy. Panel discussion topics include the Trans-Pacific Partnership, data privacy, traffic, housing and the environment.  This event also will mark the release of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s 2016 CEO Survey consisting of CEO responses on everything from hiring and business and employee challenges, to local, state and federal policy issues. 

Additional details on this event can be found below.

Who: Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
What: “U.S. Competitiveness Introduction” at CEO Business Climate Summit 
When: April 15, 2016 from 9:20-10:15 a.m. PT
Where: Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus, 1065 La Avenida St. Mountain View, CA 94043

A full agenda for this event can be found here:

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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, 42 patents, and more than 1,500 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates deep software-only “Open Source” collaboration with one of the largest and most vibrant Open Source communities (46,000 members) and a comprehensive vision around a commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation enabling ANY app, cloud platform and protocol. Nexenta is 100% Software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, cloud platform-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive “vendor-lock-in”, “vendor-bait-n-switch”, and “vendor-rip-n-replace” gimmicks. Nexenta provides enterprises with the "true" benefits of “true” Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta 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 along with enterprise-scale 24x7 - around the globe - All Love - service and support with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Docker, HPE, Lenovo, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. Nexenta:  100% Software. Total Freedom. All Love.

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Company Contact:
Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta