Eric Kelly has served as Overland's CEO since January 2009 and as a Board member since 2007. Previously, he was president of Silicon Valley Management Partners Inc., a management consulting and M&A advisory firm, which he co-founded in 2007. Mr. Kelly spent nearly 30 years in computer technology developing distinct operational, marketing and sales expertise. His most recent corporate position was vice president and general manager of storage systems solutions at Adaptec, Inc. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Snap Appliance, which was acquired by Adaptec. Two years earlier, Kelly engineered the purchase of Snap from Quantum Corp., having recognized the inherent value in Snap, where the main product he drove became the volume market leader in Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances. His previous corporate affiliations include Maxtor Corp., Dell Computer Corp., Diamond Multimedia, Conner Peripherals and IBM. Mr. Kelly earned an M.B.A. from San Francisco State University and a B.S. in Business from San Jose State University.
Kurt L. Kalbfleisch
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kurt L. Kalbfleisch currently serves as chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Overland. Kurt joined Overland in December 1993 and since then has served in several key management roles in cost accounting and finance. Prior to joining Overland, he worked as a manufacturing budget analyst for McDonnell Douglas Corporation, a major aerospace manufacturer and defense contractor. Kurt received his MBA from the University of San Diego and a B.A. in Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.
Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations and Service
Randy Gast joins Overland Storage as Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Client Services. He is responsible for the Company's worldwide customer support organization and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Overland, Randy previously served as vice president of worldwide supply chain and logistics at Hewlett Packard where he was responsible for a $2 billion operation. Randy also held the title of vice president of global operations and facility security officer (FSO) at 3PAR. Previous tenures also include serving as global vice president of operations at Adaptec and at Snap Appliance. In addition, Randy served at Maxtor Corporation as vice president of operations for the network storage division. He received his BS Engineering degree with honors from Arizona State University.
Vice President of Engineering
Trevor Heathorn is responsible for driving Overland Storage’s product development including engineering, research and development across all divisions. With over 25 years of experience in managing and developing complex software products, Trevor brings a proven ability to understand all aspects of software development including marketing, design and customer support. Prior to joining Overland Storage, Trevor served as Director of Software Development for MaxiScale where he was responsible for managing the delivery of file server and clustering management software for scalable Web storage platforms. He has also served as Director of Software Engineering at BlueArc where he managed the US software team for BlueArc’s high performance NAS servers that was responsible for the development of High Availability clustering. Other executive level positions include Vice President of Software Development at Quantum for the Network Attached Storage Division and Vice President of Software Development for Meridian Data. Trevor received his MA in Engineering and diploma in Computer Science from Cambridge University in England.
Vice President Worldwide, Sales
Lisa Loe joins Overland Storage, overseeing sales strategy, channel partners and customers on a global landscape. Prior to joining Overland, Ms. Loe was Vice President of Americas Channel and Partner Sales for mobility solutions provider Good Technology, where she was responsible for developing the overall enterprise and market segment business strategy with partners. While at Good Technology, she guided the team in identifying and developing the Company's industry-leading secure integrated mobile data and application management solutions. Before that, she was Vice President of OEM and Global Strategic Partners at Isilon (now EMC Isilon), a leading provider of NAS and High Performance workflow storage solutions. She has also held senior management positions at McAfee and Symantec.