, the Virtualization Lifecycle Management™ Company, today announced the appointment of Stephen Pollack to its Advisory Board. Stephen Pollack is a recognized leader in the virtualization industry who founded PlateSpin, Ltd. Acquired by Novell in March 2008, PlateSpin Ltd. is ranked 11th on the Deloitte North American Fast 500 list and helps organizations worldwide build more flexible, interoperable and cost-effective data center environments. With the addition of Pollack, the Advisory Board will continue to help guide Embotics’ direction, organization and strategy for product and company growth.
With over 25 years of relevant experience, Stephen is a seasoned entrepreneur and proclaimed expert in virtualization who will assist the Embotics Advisory Board with product planning, organizational strategy and investor relations. He founded PlateSpin in 2003 and grew the company from a startup until its industry-renowned acquisition by Novell.
Prior to PlateSpin, Stephen held a variety of technology leadership roles across sales, marketing, services, support and product management. He has been instrumental in the growth of successful global ventures, including his roles as Director of Product Marketing and Customer Services at Fulcrum Technologies, Business Unit Director of IT Asset Management Solutions at NCR and most recently, VP of Product Management at FloNetwork.
“Embotics is leading the market with distinctive technology and strong implementation, resulting in notable growth and a promising capacity for continued customer expansion,” said Pollack. “With the increasing need for effective solutions that manage virtualization deployments and IT infrastructures, Embotics will continue to thrive with market demand. Companies are confident in their investment of automated control solutions, like V-Commander, that cut costs and manage risk.”
“Stephen’s significant experience will enable Embotics to continue its rapid growth and expansion in the virtualization management space, and we are eager to complement the strength of our Advisory Board with his appointment,” said Jay Litkey, CEO of Embotics. “His success in launching and managing companies from startup to acquisition and first hand knowledge of the virtualization marketplace will be an extremely valuable addition to the Embotics organization.”