Steve Pao

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Stephen Pao is CMO of Igneous Systems, a venture-backed company that designed the industry's first secondary storage to effortlessly handle massive file systems. In his role at Igneous, Steve is responsible for all marketing functions, including product management, product marketing, corporate marketing and channel marketing.

Prior to Igneous Systems, Steve was an early employee and executive at two fast-growing technology companies that did an Initial Public Offering (IPO) - Latitude Communications (now a part of Cisco) in 1999 where he was VP of Product Management and Barracuda Networks (NYSE:CUDA) in 2013 where he was SVP and GM of the Security Business. In addition, Steve is a veteran of several other Seattle and Silicon Valley companies in their early phases, including Oracle Corporation, Visioneer (now a part of Nuance), Asta Networks, AskMe Corporation and All Star Directories.

Steve is a graduate of MIT, with bachelors and masters degrees in electrical engineering.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Steve Pao and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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