Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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"Qumulo is on a mission to liberate customers from antiquated file storage systems sold by vendors stuck in the past. Everyday, we help our customers scale, save time and money and get to the cloud. We’re in the customer delight business. As simple as that sounds, we didn’t come up with the concept. We just listened to what customers wanted."

Bill Richter is President & CEO of Qumulo, where he brings over 20 years of leadership experience to his role. Prior to Qumulo, Bill was a Venture Partner at Madrona, where he invested in and advised emerging businesses across multiple categories. Before joining Madrona, Bill was President of the Isilon Storage Division of EMC, where he grew the business to $1.5 billion in annual revenue in 2014. After Isilon, Bill served as COO of EMC’s $4 billion Midrange Storage business. Bill holds a BA in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

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Bill Richter

President & CEO

Bill Richter

President & CEO

"Qumulo is on a mission to liberate customers from antiquated file storage systems sold by vendors stuck in the past. Everyday, we help our customers scale, save time and money and get to the cloud. We’re in the customer delight business. As simple as that sounds, we didn’t come up with the concept. We just listened to what customers wanted."

Bill Richter is President & CEO of Qumulo, where he brings over 20 years of leadership experience to his role. Prior to Qumulo, Bill was a Venture Partner at Madrona, where he invested in and advised emerging businesses across multiple categories. Before joining Madrona, Bill was President of the Isilon Storage Division of EMC, where he grew the business to $1.5 billion in annual revenue in 2014. After Isilon, Bill served as COO of EMC’s $4 billion Midrange Storage business. Bill holds a BA in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

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Bill Richter

President & CEO

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"As an engineer, there are a lot of ideas that seem really interesting technically, but unless you can solve an actual customer problem, the business won’t succeed."

Neal Fachan brings 15 years of systems software experience to Qumulo. At Amazon Web Services, he designed and led development of advanced database technologies. Prior to Amazon, Neal was Distinguished Engineer at Isilon, where he provided technical vision for Isilon’s award-winning OneFS clustered file system, resulting in more than thirty patented technologies. Prior to Isilon, Neal worked in the Third Market group at D. E. Shaw. Neal holds a degree in Math and Computer Science from the University of New Mexico.

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Neal Fachan

Co-founder & Chief Scientist

Neal Fachan

Co-founder & Chief Scientist

"As an engineer, there are a lot of ideas that seem really interesting technically, but unless you can solve an actual customer problem, the business won’t succeed."

Neal Fachan brings 15 years of systems software experience to Qumulo. At Amazon Web Services, he designed and led development of advanced database technologies. Prior to Amazon, Neal was Distinguished Engineer at Isilon, where he provided technical vision for Isilon’s award-winning OneFS clustered file system, resulting in more than thirty patented technologies. Prior to Isilon, Neal worked in the Third Market group at D. E. Shaw. Neal holds a degree in Math and Computer Science from the University of New Mexico.

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Neal Fachan

Co-founder & Chief Scientist

Matt McIlwain

Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group

Corey Mulloy

Partner, Highland Capital Partners

Samir Menon

Director, BlackRock Private Equity Partners

Sujal Patel

Founder & CEO, Nautilus Biotechnology

Wen Hsieh

General Partner, Kleiner Perkins

Dan Miller

EVP WW Sales, Services & Support, Tableau

Elissa Fink

Former CMO, Tableau

Board Observers

Garth Timoll, Sr.

Managing Director, Top Tier Capital Partners

Weijie Yun

Founder & Managing Partner, Tyche Partners

Harry D’Andrea

Managing General Partner, Valhalla Partners

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