Veritas Technologies has announced the appointment of Phil Brace as executive vice president. Brace will lead Veritas’ Appliances and Software-defined Storage (SDS) business. “Phil’s experience in engineering and product leadership will help Veritas continue to strengthen the Appliances and Software-Defined Storage offerings to our customers,” said Greg Hughes, chief executive officer, Veritas.
Brace is an accomplished technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in engineering, product, and general management roles. He comes to Veritas from Seagate Technologies, where he served most recently as President of the Cloud Systems and Silicon Group responsible for the Storage Systems Business and solid-state drive (SSD) product divisions. Phil also spent nine years at LSI Corporation in various leadership positions, including leading LSI’s Storage Solutions Group as Executive Vice President. Brace started his technology journey at Intel, where he spent twelve years, ultimately as General Manager of Server Product Marketing.
“I’ve spent my career developing and managing market-leading technology products,” said Phil Brace, executive vice president, Appliances and Software-defined Storage, Veritas. “I’m excited to have a role in the launch of the Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform and to bring my experience to bear to accelerate this vision and to have a role in the confidence and trust our customers have in Veritas in terms of protecting their most valuable asset; their data and assuring the availability and performance of their mission-critical apps.”
Brace will report to Hughes in Veritas’ Santa Clara, Calif. headquarters.