MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2014) - Tintri Inc., the leading producer of storage for virtualization and cloud environments, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Harvey Jones as an independent director. Jones brings more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and venture investor. He has taken numerous highly successful companies public and steered them to become category-leading, Fortune ranked companies.
"Harvey's extraordinary technology and business experience gives him a well-seasoned perspective, which perfectly complements Tintri's needs as a young and rapidly growing company with tremendous potential," said Ken Klein, Chairman and CEO, Tintri. "Harvey will be a valued strategic advisor to Tintri."
Previously, Jones served as president, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Synopsys, from its initial product launch through its IPO, and established the industry-leading position it holds today. Synopsys' technology has enabled the creation of the sophisticated integrated circuits that underpin virtually all modern computer, communication and consumer electronics products as well as advanced defense and aerospace systems. Prior to Synopsys, Jones co-founded and served as the president and CEO of Daisy Systems and took the company public.
As a private venture investor, Jones has been an active participant in the founding, funding and development of companies including Crossbow Technology (acquired by Moog), Mercury Interactive (IPO), Numerical Technologies (IPO), Nvidia (IPO), Red Pepper Software (acquired by Peoplesoft), Remedy (IPO), Simplex Solutions (IPO), Tensilica (acquired by Cadence Design Systems) and Wind River Systems (acquired by Intel). Jones currently serves on the Board of Directors for Nvidia and Tintri.
"Since Tintri started shipping its first product, the company has continued to lead the industry in the most forward approach to storage -- smart storage that sees, learns and adapts," said Jones. "I am delighted to join the board of the next great storage company."
Jones holds a B.S. in mathematics and computer science from Georgetown University and an M.S. in management from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Tintri Zero Management Storage™ helps IT organizations eliminate storage complexity, and minimize costs and scale their virtualized environments. Designed from the ground up for virtualization and cloud, Tintri addresses the mismatch between storage and virtualization with the industry's first VM-Aware Storage architecture. Tintri VMstore™ and Tintri Global Center™ together improve performance by as much as 10x, make virtualization predictable and easily scalable, and enable higher IT productivity -- all while slashing costs. Production-proven in hundreds of global enterprises, Tintri helps customers such as AMD, F5 Networks and Kawasaki Motors maximize their virtualization investments. For more information, visit www.tintri.com and follow us on Twitter: @tintriinc.