PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of full-featured virtual desktop solutions that uniquely support existing infrastructure, today named Chris Maher as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Maher joins GreenBytes from Flexera Software, a provider of application usage management solutions, where he drove over $30M in revenue. In his new role, Maher will be responsible for the global operations of GreenBytes, including the 24x7x365 customer service center, manufacturing team and global logistics team.
Maher brings more than a decade of progressive experience building and leading professional and customer services teams for software startups in the virtualization industry. Prior to Flexera Software, Maher worked at Neocleus, a client hypervisor provider (acquired by Intel), where he built the Support and Services organization from the ground up. Prior to this role, Chris worked as a Practice Manager in the Virtualization Global Practice at Microsoft, and previously served as the Engagement Director at Softricity, an application virtualization pioneer (acquired by Microsoft).
"Chris Maher is an important addition to the executive management team, where we expect to experience an immediate and meaningful impact on GreenBytes' global operations," said Steve O'Donnell, chairman and chief executive officer, GreenBytes. "Chris has a tremendous amount of experience in the virtualization space, and his related skillset and leadership will play a pivotal role in the future success of our company."
"I'm pleased to be joining GreenBytes and its highly accomplished team of executives at such an exciting time in the company's evolution," said Chris Maher, chief operating officer, GreenBytes. "GreenBytes has a world-class solution for desktop virtualization, and it is mission-critical that the company's global operations are there to help drive and support our ongoing market expansion as a recognized pioneer and leader in the desktop virtualization space."
Chris Maher holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University. Maher will be based at GreenBytes corporate headquarters in Providence, R.I. and will assume his position immediately.
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GreenBytes delivers patented IO-Offload desktop virtualization solutions that maximize the effective performance and capacity of existing infrastructure to provide persistent, full-featured virtual desktops with the manageability, scalability and affordability required for cloud-scale VDI deployments. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, please visit www.getgreenbytes.com.
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