Current CFO Appointed President and COO
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SoftNAS, the #1 Best-Selling NAS in the cloud, today announced it has named current CFO and industry entrepreneur Mike Goodwin as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SoftNAS LLC. Goodwin joined the company in 2013 with a successful track record of more than 24 years of finance, strategy, startup and operational expertise. He will continue as CFO while also providing leadership to the sales and marketing teams.
“With our ease of deployment, we are emerging as the leading software-based, full-featured cloud NAS with an independent IT platform model and a team that is executing well in the expanding enterprise cloud storage market.”
“Businesses are counting on our innovation and execution for breakthrough solutions as we connect more and more customers around the globe with file sharing and protection,” commented Rick Braddy, CEO and CTO, SoftNAS. “Realigning our leadership team with Mike as president positions the best talent to drive our strategy and operations as we move SoftNAS to the next level as a technology disruptor.”
Goodwin has served in management roles for global enterprises including Accenture, Sprint and United Airlines. His experience includes strategy, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and operational improvements that led to the development and growth of businesses in the transportation, branded consumer goods, entertainment, healthcare, human resources, technology and non-profit industries.
“As SoftNAS powers more businesses with reliable, accessible cloud storage, it is an exciting time to lead the company,” said Mike Goodwin. “With our ease of deployment, we are emerging as the leading software-based, full-featured cloud NAS with an independent IT platform model and a team that is executing well in the expanding enterprise cloud storage market.”
Goodwin believes in giving back to his community and has contributed by co-founding TeXchange, a non-profit that serves entrepreneurs in Texas. Additionally, he is a founding board member of the Houston Community Toolbank, an affiliate of the nationwide non-profit that provides tools to organizations for community service projects and events.
Goodwin is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and earned an MBA in finance and strategy from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He, his wife and two children reside in Houston.
SoftNAS™, LLC, is a leading provider of agile storage software that protects business-critical data across public, private and hybrid clouds. SoftNAS gives organizations the power of data portability and access, providing enterprise-class NAS storage and file gateway capabilities required to safely and reliably operate IT systems and applications in the cloud. SoftNAS believes in powerful, hassle-free storage and supports the most popular public, private, and hybrid cloud computing platforms, including Amazon AWS™, Microsoft® Azure™, VMware® vSphere® and vCloud® Air™.
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