Highly Respected Leaders Al Chien and Dave Stanton Bring Deep Experience, Relationships
San Jose, CA, October 1, 2020 – DataEndure, a leading San Jose-based technology integrator and managed security services provider today announced the appointment of two new board members, Al Chien and Dave Stanton. They join existing board members Kurt Klein, DataEndure CEO and Paul Conrado, Executive Chairman of The Conrado Company.
“I am thrilled to welcome Al and Dave to our board. Their leadership and experience in driving significant growth in highly competitive markets will be instrumental as we continue to evolve and strengthen our strategic growth plan,” says Kurt Klein, DataEndure CEO. “They join DataEndure at an exciting time as we accelerate the growth in our managed security offerings, while continuing to invest in our enterprise solutions – all with the mission to help organizations attain and maintain digital resilience.”
Al Chien brings over thirty years of sales and leadership experience, notably with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dasher Technologies, and a distinguished record in crafting and executing go-to-market strategies that deliver accelerated growth selling to end-users, OEMs, resellers and strategic accounts. “Over the course of my career, my most satisfying roles have been growing businesses and positioning teams for explosive growth,” shares Mr. Chien. “Having competed against DataEndure for years, there is no company better positioned to take advantage of these unprecedented times, with their comprehensive solutions portfolio and innovative managed security services, all laser focused on ensuring organizations achieve and maintain digital resilience. I look forward to working with DataEndure’s talented leadership team on our journey to perfect, produce and propel our market leading solutions.”
Dave Stanton has over 25 years of experience in the distribution channel, currently as Senior Platform Sales Manager in Distribution at Intel Corporation and having held leadership roles in companies including Sony Electronics, Symantec and Veritas. His experience and passions are in developing, managing and operating high performance sales teams, with a deep knowledge in successfully launching new product lines. “I have had the pleasure of watching and participating in DataEndure’s growth over the past 20 years,” states Stanton. “What has impressed me most is their ability to consistently challenge themselves, anticipate market changes and sharpen their portfolio and approach year over year to deliver the business outcomes their customers require. We are at a moment in time where there is incredible change – and market potential – and I’m thrilled to apply my skills, experiences and network to help DataEndure capitalize on and increase its momentum.”
“The addition of these directors complements our leadership team’s skills and experiences, and we are confident they will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to execute our strategy, drive profitability and enhance value for DataEndure’s growing customer base,” comments Patrick Chris, DataEndure CFO. “Importantly, their community orientation aligns with ours, and their business acumen is extensive, making them excellent additions to our Board of Directors and we look forward to their support as we continue to grow our business.”
DataEndure has been helping customers achieve digital resilience for more than 35 years with a focus on securing, protecting, accessing and capitalizing on their data. DataEndure has served industry leaders such as Cisco, Apple, Google, Renown Health, Chevron, County of Santa Cruz, plus others in healthcare, financial services, and technology; enabling its clients to better manage their IT risks, respond well when assets are threatened, and protect and access critical information wherever it resides. For more, visit dataendure.com or follow @DataEndure on Twitter.