Scott Genereux - Profile
Scott Genereux - President & CEO of Nirvanix
Scott Genereux joins Nirvanix from QLogic Corp. where he most recently served as senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. While at QLogic Genereux spearheaded an aggressive sales push to expand the company's presence in Fibre Channel and InfiniBand switching, forging successful design wins at tier-one OEMs such as Dell, EMC, HP, and IBM. Prior to QLogic, he was at DataDirect Networks (DDN), as senior vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and support. At DDN, Genereux increased revenue in 2008 at a rate twice as fast as the prior year; expanded the company into new market segments; significantly raised its profile in the industry and introduced its first-ever indirect channel organization. Prior to DDN, Genereux headed up a $2.7B global storage business for Hitachi, Ltd.'s Data Systems unit (HDS) as senior vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and support. Genereux spent 18 years at Hitachi in strategic sales, marketing and support roles with increasing levels of responsibility. He is credited with significantly expanding the company's addressable market by focusing the global sales organization on midrange storage platforms and heterogeneous virtualization solutions while diversifying its revenue stream through HP, Sun and over 1,500 VARs worldwide.