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 later acquired by Adaptec. Two years earlier, Mr. Kelly engineered the purchase of Snap from Quantum Corp., driving Snap to become 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 MBA from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree in Business from San Jose State University.
Kurt L. Kalbfleisch
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kurt Kalbfleisch joined Overland in December 1993 and serves as Overland’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kurt has served in several key management roles in cost accounting and finance during his tenure at Overland. Prior to joining Overland, Kurt was a manufacturing budget analyst for McDonnell Douglas Corp. Kurt earned his MBA from the University of San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in Business from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.
Chief Operating Officer
Randy Gast joined Overland in August 2012 and serves as Overland’s Chief Operating Officer.In addition to having responsibility for the company’s worldwide manufacturing, logistics, supply chain and IT operations, he also leads Overland’s global customer support organization. Prior to joining Overland, Randy held the position of Vice President of Worldwide Supply Chain and Logistics at Hewlett-Packard where he was responsible for a $2 billion operation. Previous tenures also include Vice President of Global Operations and Facility Security Officer (FSO) at 3Par; Global Vice President of Operations at Adaptec, Inc.; Vice President of Worldwide Operations & Customer Support at Snap Appliance; and Vice President of Operations at Maxtor Corporation. Randy earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Arizona State University.
Vice President Worldwide Mobility & Cloud, NA & APAC Sales
Lisa Loe joined Overland in December 2013 and serves as Overland’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales for mobility/cloud solutions and Vice President of North America/APAC Sales for the company’s data storage solutions. Prior to joining Overland, Lisa was Vice President of Americas Channel and Partner Sales for Good Technology where she was responsible for developing the overall enterprise and market segment partner business strategy. Prior to her tenure at Good, Lisa 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.
Vice President Worldwide OEM & Government Sales
Scott Petersen joined Overland in January 2014 as part of the acquisition of Tandberg Data, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Overland Storage. Scott serves as Overland’s Vice President of Worldwide OEM & Government Sales, having sales responsibility for both Overland and Tandberg data storage solutions. Scott most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for Tandberg Data. Prior to joining Tandberg Data, he served as the Vice President of Sales, Eastern U.S. for McData Corp. and the Vice President of Sales for BakBone Software, Inc. Scott has also held a variety of leadership functions for several other high-tech companies, including Actiopoint, Inc. and Sterling Software. Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
Vice President EMEA Sales
Graham Paterson joined Overland in January 2014 as part of the acquisition of Tandberg Data, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Overland Storage. Graham serves as Overland’s Vice President of EMEA Sales and Channel Marketing, having sales responsibility in the EMEA region for both Overland and Tandberg data storage solutions. Graham most recently served as Senior Vice President of the EMEA region for Tandberg Data and brings more than 20 years of international senior management experience in sales, marketing and business development.Graham’s previous experience includes international sales management at companies such as AVG, Samsung, Quantum and AST. Graham earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from Liverpool University in England.
Vice President of Engineering
Trevor Heathorn joined Overland in June 2010 and serves as Overland’s Vice President of Engineering, leading research and development activities across all divisions. Prior to joining Overland, 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. Other executive- level positions include Director of Software Engineering at BlueArc; Vice President of Software Development at Quantum’s network-attached storage division; and Vice President of Software Development for Meridian Data. Trevor earned his master’s degree in Engineering and a diploma in Computer Science from Cambridge University in England.
Vice President Global Human Resources
Carol Dixon joined Overland in January 2011 and serves as Vice President of Global Human Resources. Prior to joining Overland, Carol worked in a number of Human Resources leadership roles supporting global organizations for Flextronics and Solectron. Carol is a graduate of San Jose State University and earned an HR Executive Leadership certification from ClC. She is also an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University where she teaches Technology Applications in Human Resources Management.