Condusiv Technologies Names Brian Olson as CTO

Condusiv Technologies, a Burbank, Calif.-based software optimization company, has named Brian Olson as its CTO. Olson most recently served as a manager at EMC, where he helped drive adoption of the EMC Atmos cloud storage platform.


Condusiv™ Technologies, formerly Diskeeper Corporation, the leader in high-performance software optimizing technology, people and businesses, today announced that 20-year IT industry veteran Brian Olson has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.

Olson will play a key role in shaping Condusiv’s technology strategy as the company embarks on its next phase of growth and leadership across transformative trends in Cloud, Big Data, Trusted IT, Software Defined Networks and Software Defined Data centers.

“Brian brings to Condusiv a unique blend of experience spanning a broad breadth of IT systems such as cloud computing and storage, high-availability and disaster recovery, continuous data protection, backup and recovery, and long-term archiving,” said Condusiv CEO Jerry Baldwin. “In addition, he has a long and successful track record directing product development across enterprise, consumer and OEM markets. Brian is an innovative technologist, and is also a proven world class business leader and manager with extraordinary vision and operational expertise within complex organizations. I am thrilled to welcome Brian to Condusiv.”

Most recently, Olson served as Cloud Business Development Manager at EMC responsible for driving world-wide adoption of the EMC Atmos cloud storage platform for next generation applications. Prior to EMC, Olson was CTO at Atempo Corporation where he managed world-wide engineering and customer support operations across the company’s range of enterprise-class product lines. Olson’s experience also includes serving as CTO and VP of Engineering at Storactive Corporation, as well as ten years of engineering leadership at VERITAS Software (now Symantec).

Brian Olson commented, “The entire IT industry is in a period of rapid evolution towards radically more agile, scalable, and cost-effective software-defined computing, storage and networking. Condusiv is ideally positioned at the center of these trends by optimizing I/O performance and extending capital equipment investments while reducing energy utilization across Cloud, Big Data, and Trusted IT infrastructures. I am excited and energized to join Condusiv at the beginning of this next exciting chapter for the global technology industry.”

About Condusiv. Condusiv Technologies creates high-performance software that optimizes and maintains application performance and efficiency, extends equipment longevity to make technology, people and businesses more productive. From the moment Condusiv software is installed on physical or virtual systems, our technology ensures data performance is automatically optimized. Requiring zero overhead, our energy-efficient, “Set It and Forget It”® solutions are used by over 90% of the Fortune 1000 and almost three-quarters of The Forbes Global 100. Our customers include thousands of global enterprises, government agencies, independent software vendors (ISVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and home users worldwide. With over 30 years of cutting-edge product development, we lead the market in data storage innovation, delivering thought-leading technology that improves your business and user experience. Condusiv solutions help technology function at peak levels, increasing the productivity of people and business.