Leadership

With decades of technical and business experience, Qumulo’s leadership team is focused on building a company the world trusts to manage and store its data.

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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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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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Molly Brown

Vice President, Engineering and Customer Success

“At Qumulo, we believe the key ingredient for building a great product starts with building a great team. As a team, we focus on delivering value to our customers with every interaction.”

Molly Brown brings over 20 years of experience designing, building and leading teams to deliver high quality storage software to customers. Prior to working at Qumulo, Molly spent 15 years at Microsoft working on a variety of Windows storage technologies. Molly holds a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.

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Matt Frey

Chief Financial Officer

“Every aspect of our business works to increase value we deliver to our customers. We constantly look for ways to help our customers maximize the efficiency and lower the TCO of their storage system through more efficient capacity utilization, faster performance and greater ease of use.”

Matt Frey brings more than 20 years of experience leading and advising venture-backed and public technology companies, as well as extensive experience negotiating with, selling to and supporting software and hardware based solutions at some of the world’s largest corporations. Prior to Qumulo, Matt was CEO of Optimum Energy and president and COO of World Wide Packets. He was also a board member at Vitesse Semiconductor. Matt holds a B.S. in Commerce & Accounting from Santa Clara University.

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Barry Russell

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cloud

“Qumulo’s cloud file data platform enables customers to drive rapid outcomes by connecting apps and data across private and public clouds. Industry verticals such as Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment and Energy can now feed their application workflows with massive quantities of file data, no matter where that data exists, and continually innovate for their customers by connecting to cloud native services such as AI, IoT and image recognition.”

Barry Russell brings more than 25 years of experience leading business development, product development, go-to-market, and operations, with a passion for building hyper-scale revenue models and launching new cloud services into the market. He is responsible for Qumulo’s cloud business including strategy, revenue, business development, partner ecosystem/alliances, digital sales, and go-to-market execution. Barry joins Qumulo from F5, where he served as the Global Vice President of the company’s cloud business where he was responsible for transforming the business to a cloud-based model, growing F5’s cloud revenue by more than 90 percent and taking its first software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to market. Barry also served as an executive with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and was the General Manager of AWS Marketplace, building it into a $1.5B+ business, and of AWS Service Catalog now used by thousands of enterprise customers and partners around the world.

Barry is a member of the Advisory Board for Women in Cloud and the Fred Hutch Computational/Data Intensive Research Advisory Board.

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Robyn Singh

Vice President, People

“Qumulo is a pioneer and disruptive force in the storage market and continues to show impressive growth and relentless innovation. From the start, the company has attracted top talent and built a culture where people love working together to transform an industry and thrill our customers.”

Robyn Singh brings more than 18 years Human Resources leadership experience in leading technology companies driving business growth through people programs. Before Qumulo, Robyn served as the Director of HR for the Amazon Sellers Marketplace where she led a global HR team that enabled 20,000 employees to provide products and solutions to Sellers worldwide. Prior to Amazon, she served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Nintex, leading global people practices for the pre-IPO start up. Robyn has also held leadership roles with Citrix Systems and Microsoft, leading HR for teams in Xbox, Windows and Marketing.

Robyn holds a Master of Science in Organizational Development from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Management Science from the University of Massachusetts.

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Craig Bumpus

Chief Revenue Officer

“Qumulo’s cloud and file software is unparalleled in its ability to support a wide variety of applications, to scale massively and to provide fast, data-driven insights to accelerate innovation and business outcomes.”

Craig Bumpus is Qumulo’s Chief Revenue Officer, with more than 27 years of go-to-market strategy, channel development, sales enablement, technical sales, operations, customer success and professional services experience. Craig is responsible for accelerating Qumulo’s revenue growth, driving adoption of Qumulo as a data platform in both public and private clouds, and scaling a global organization to service customers across the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Previously, Craig served as the CRO at UiPath where he led the annual recurring revenue growth of over 8 times from 2017-19. He also served as the Senior Vice President of Sales for Nutanix, where he was instrumental in the growth transitioning the company from a hardware appliance provider to a category-leading cloud and SaaS solution provider.

Craig holds degrees in International Business, Management and Marketing from the University of Rhode Island, and is a guest professor at Babson College as well as an executive coach.

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Adriana Gil Miner

Chief Marketing Officer

Adriana Gil Miner has more than 20 years of marketing experience with a focus on bringing new products to market and driving rapid growth. She is responsible for Qumulo’s demand generation, field marketing and corporate events, online and digital presence, press and analyst relations, and defining the company’s positioning and brand. She joins Qumulo from Tableau where she served as a key marketing executive that helped establish the company as the leading analytics platform in the world growing from $250M to over $1B in revenue. Prior to Tableau, Adriana was the CMO for Artefact, where she established the company as one of top design firms in the industry and helped create and launch an award-winning startup called 10,000ft (acquired by Smartsheet in 2019.)

Adriana studied Mass Communication in her native Venezuela and obtained a master’s degree in Digital Communication at the University of Washington.

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Ben Gitenstein

Vice President of Product Management

“Qumulo is the only product that offers file at the scale of object, on the hardware you want to use, and with analytics that save customers time and money. But maybe most excitingly, Qumulo runs in the cloud and on-premises, because we believe that the cloud is a platform for innovation not just a dumping ground for old data.”

Ben Gitenstein runs Product at Qumulo. He and his team of product managers and data scientists have conducted nearly 1,000 interviews with storage users and analyzed millions of data points to understand customer needs and the direction of the storage market. Prior to working at Qumulo, Ben spent five years at Microsoft, where he split his time between Corporate Strategy and Product Planning.