Catalogic’s executive team is comprised of category experts and experienced industry leaders dedicated to providing enterprises the world over with solutions that enable them to rethink the economics of their data.
Ken Barth is Catalogic’s Chief Executive Officer. Ken has over 20 years of management leadership experience in the technology industry. The Founder of TekTools, Inc, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company from November 1997 until January 2010. During his tenure, the company developed and brought to market the KAWA and Profiler products. KAWA, a Java Integrated Development Environment, garnered more than 50,000 users worldwide before the product and the development team was acquired by the Allaire Corp. (NASDAQ: ALLR) in November of 2000. Profiler, an IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Reporting suite, grew to well over 1,000 customers prior to its acquisition by Solarwinds in January 2010. From December 1993 until October of 1997 he helped to found and build Micromuse, Inc from a U.S. startup to a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MUSE).
As Vice President of Global Sales, Bill is responsible for the company’s sales strategy and leads the global sales organization. Bill has more than 20 years of technology sales experience and possesses a strong track record of building highly productive channel and sales organizations for young, fast-growing technology companies. Immediately prior to joining Catalogic, Bill served as VP of Worldwide Sales for Nasuni, an enterprise storage company that provides distributed organizations with a simple, unified storage solution by combining cloud storage with on-premises storage controllers. At Nasuni, Bill was responsible for transforming the companies GTM strategy by leveraging the channel into a SaaS based storage offering with recurring revenues for the solution providers. Prior to Nasuni, Bill served as VP of Worldwide Sales at Akorri, a storage and virtualization management company that was acquired by NetApp in 2011. Before Akorri, Bill was VP of Global Channel sales and Strategy at Virtual Iron Software, a virtualization and virtual infrastructure management company that Oracle acquired in 2009. Bill has also held sales management positions at Pedestal Software (a security audit and compliance software company acquired by Altiris); Corechange (an enterprise portal company acquired by OpenText); Ardent (a data warehousing software company acquired by Informix/IBM); and Stratus Computer (a maker of fault-tolerant computers). Bill's outstanding work has earned him CRN Channel Chief six times (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017) , and channel programs that Bill led in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and 2012 each won the highest five-star certification rating from Everything Channel's Partner Program Guides. Bill holds a bachelor of science from Bridgewater State College.
Mark has more than 25 years of experience managing the development of both established and bleeding-edge software products in companies ranging from small startups to multi-billion dollar market leaders, with special emphasis on storage and cloud offerings. Prior to joining Catalogic Software, Mark held engineering executive positions at EMC, Atempo, CreekPath Systems, Veritas Software, Seagate Software, Netlabs and N.E.T. He has also served as a strategic advisor and interim executive with numerous emerging growth companies in the high tech industry. Mark earned a bachelor's degree in Engineering Science from Penn State University and a master's degree in Operations Research from Stanford University.
As Vice President of Product Management at Catalogic Software, Prashant Jagannathan brings over 11 years of experience in the data protection and data management industry to his role. Prashant is part of the Product Operations team at Catalogic and is responsible for the product vision and roadmap of the Copy Data Management software portfolio. Prior to running product management, Prashant was Technical Director for Global Alliances, working with the technical teams of strategic business partners such as IBM, NetApp and Pure Storage, and identifying joint solutions and product integration opportunities. Prior to Catalogic, Prashant was an APAC Team lead at Syncsort, where he helped establish new business operations in the Asia-Pacific region.
As Vice President of Business Development, and even more so in his role as Field CTO, Sathya Sankaran is a problem solver at heart and is relied on to find simple, creative solutions to seemingly complex problems. Sathya loves to evangelize technology solutions and has been the leader of the Catalogic Software technical sales team since 2013. Prior to Catalogic, Sathya donned several leadership roles in Support, Sustaining Engineering, and Services organizations as part of the Syncsort Data Protection team. Sathya holds a BE from the University of Madras, MS from Columbia University, N.Y., and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from New York University Stern School of Business. He can be found working late nights, especially when there is a live game of cricket, and he is completely reliant on coffee and alarm clocks until after noon.
Ethan Blynn has full responsibility for the Catalogic DPX (Data Protection) Business Unit. His position includes overseeing worldwide sales, support, licensing, and product management. With more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry and more than 16 years directly in the Data Protection market, Ethan has honed his unique skills through management positions at Unisys, Xerox and Syncsort. He has been a key contributor to the success of DPX at both Syncsort and now Catalogic. In his role as Vice President and General Manager, he continues to enthusiastically support Catalogic’s loyal customer base, while also growing DPX market share. He holds a BA in Computer Science from Temple University.
Kamlesh Lad is the Vice President of Engineering and Chief Architect for all products and technology at Catalogic Software. Kamlesh drives technology and architectural decisions across all products, as well as future technical strategy. In addition to engineering duties, Kamlesh contributes to business development and product management activities. By working with engineering, product management, and business development, Kamlesh develops Catalogic’s long term technical strategy while making sure that product development is firing on all pistons. Kamlesh has been with Catalogic since its inception in 2013. Before Catalogic, Kamlesh was one of the early architects of Commvault systems, where he served for over 17 years in various positions in QA, Systems Engineering, and Research and Development.