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SIOS Technology Continues Expansion of Management Team Adding Kevin Williams as Executive Advisor & SVP, Engineering
SIOS Technology Corp., the industry pioneer in providing IT Resilience through intelligent application availability, today announced the addition of Kevin Williams to the newly created position of Executive Advisor & SVP, Engineering and the promotion of Cassius Rhue to VP, Customer Experience.  The announcement comes on the heels of the appointment of Michael Bilancieri as VP, Product as the company continues to build a world-class, global organization to guide the growth of SIOS' high availability clustering software for critical applications like SQL Server, Oracle, and SAP operating in cloud, hybrid cloud or datacenter. 

Kevin Williams has joined SIOS in the role of Executive Advisor & SVP, Engineering, reporting to President and CEO Jerry Melnick.  He will head up the product development organization with a focus on advancing SIOS' high availability clustering software with industry-leading innovations for the enterprise.  Previously, Kevin was President of Avtec, Inc., a leading provider of mission critical communication systems.  Kevin joined Avtec in 2010 as Director of Engineering, and was promoted multiple times as the company experienced seven years of profitable growth prior to being acquired by Motorola Solutions in March 2019.  Earlier in his career, Kevin has held technical leadership positions within software engineering organizations in the United States, Germany, and England.

Cassius Rue, formerly SIOS' Director, Engineering, will head up the Customer Experience team as VP, Customer Experience also reporting to Jerry Melnick.  Cassius' organization will serve as the bridge between customers, products and services.  His responsibilities span engineering level pre-sales support, professional services, training and post-sales support. 

"These are important and high-impact additions to the executive team as we enter the next phase of our growth," said Jerry Melnick, president and CEO, SIOS Technology. "As executive advisor and senior vice president of engineering, Kevin will be integral to helping build out our clustering software to meet the rapidly expanding enterprise needs for high availability as our customers move their critical applications to the cloud. He brings extensive management, technical and organizational leadership to SIOS and has an excellent track record of building teams and technologies that deliver measurable value."

"With 19+ years of experience at SIOS and a demonstrated focus on the customer, Cassius brings significant skills to build a broad program to satisfy our customers," added Melnick.  "With a strategy of ‘extreme customer care' focused on their solution needs and success, we're investing in leadership to build a global, scalable organization.  Cassius is well suited to achieve these objectives given his deep experience with our products, the challenges customers face and his commitment and passion for helping our customers."
Published Tuesday, May 07, 2019 8:15 AM by David Marshall
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