Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sharp brings to Quorum more than 20 years’ experience in driving world-class products and innovation.
Before joining Quorum, Sharp spent 15 years at NetApp in various positions before his final role there as vice president of emerging products. Prior to NetApp, Edward worked at McKinsey & Co., where he focused on strategic technology issues facing the evolving computer markets in Europe and North America.
Edward holds a bachelor of arts degree from Oxford University in engineering, economics, and management. He also holds a master of science degree from Stanford University in electrical engineering.
Director of Operations
Amiee Gordon brings over 15 years of experience in IT services to her position as Director of Operations at Quorum.
Prior to joining Quorum, Amiee was a Senior IT Services Consultant for All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta, providing IT services and consulting for small and mid-sized businesses. Her clients included non-profit organizations, manufacturing and law firms for whom she provided strategic advice and tactical execution in all facets of IT.
Previously, as a Relationship Project Manager for ProNet Solutions, Amiee consulted community banking clients in areas of regulatory compliance, information risk analysis, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning. Amiee has a long history of building relationships by collaborating to build practical, reliable business solutions, through the use of information technology, that improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Amiee holds a B.S. from Arizona State University.
Vice President of Products
Kemal Balioglu leads product team for Quorum, building on more than 15 years of global leadership in the software industry at companies ranging from startup phase to Fortune 100 and in various domains including automation, security, energy management, and data protection.
He has extensive experience in building teams that deliver high quality and easy to use products, and driving technology integration both within and across companies.
Prior to joining Quorum, Kemal was at Symantec where he was responsible for deduplication and new backup technologies for NetBackup, including bringing to market the first deduplication appliance for Symantec.
Kemal previously lead teams at Shavlik Technologies and Siemens in U.S. and Europe, and holds a M.S. EE from Technical University of Karlsruhe (Germany).
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Marc H. Goroff has over 20 years of experience in technology and academia.
Prior to cofounding Quorum® (Quorum Technology Inc.), Marc was the head of Software Development at Sandpiper Networks where he led the team that created the internet’s first Content Delivery Network. Through mergers and acquisitions, Marc continued to lead software development at Digital Island, Exodus, and Cable & Wireless.
Prior to Sandpiper, Marc cofounded several successful software startups. His diverse experience has ranged from developing embedded code for real time micro controllers to operating system development on the world’s fastest supercomputers to products for distributed computing.
Marc earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the California Institute of Technology where he was also a Research Fellow before moving into industry.
Chief Financial Officer
Marty Bradford brings over 20 years of financial and operational management experience to the company.
Most recently he served as Chief Financial Officer at InMage Systems, Inc. He has provided financial leadership at both private and public companies in the software and biotechnology industries and has also worked in public accounting.
Marty has extensive experience in driving company strategy, Due Diligence (IPO and M&A) and also has a history of making process improvements at companies, which have resulted in significant bottom line results.
Marty is a CPA and holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of Washington.
Vice President, Americas Channels
Nader Soudah runs Channel Sales for the Americas, based in our San Jose headquarters.
Nader brings to Quorum comprehensive experience directing business development initiatives and partner relationships, and a track record of developing inside and outside sales teams, launching new products, and building channels.
Prior to Quorum, Nader ran Americas Sales for Drobo and Connected Data, and has extensive sales management experience at Acer and Peek & Co.
VP, Worldwide Sales and Business Development
Tony has over 25 years of experience in developing fast growth sale channels in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Most recently Tony was SVP WW Sales and Marketing at Connected Data / Drobo where he successfully led the launch of their private cloud solutions, and managed the merger with Drobo.
Prior to this, Tony has held Senior management positions at Hitachi Data Systems, Brocade and Bell Micro (now Avnet).