Denver, CO, September 19, 2022 – Burlywood, a tech firm specializing in innovative data storage solutions, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jay Bradley to serve as Chief Revenue Officer and VP of Customer Success.
Bradley brings over 24 years of engineering, sales, business development, finance, and marketing experience working with networking and storage in the data storage industry.
Bradley will oversee Burlywood’s global sales and marketing teams to ensure customer success. He is also responsible for managing all global sales activities spanning direct, OEM, and channel sales engagements.
“Jay brings to Burlywood a broad set of technical skills and management experience, along with the needed knowledge that comes with decades of hands-on experience in the data storage industry,” said Burlywood CEO Mike Jones. “We know Jay will bring immense value to the Burlywood team.”
Most recently, Bradley was Director of OEM Business Development at Brocade Storage Networking, where he helped customers find new solutions for networking, storage, and infrastructure needs.
His experience also includes work at Micron Technology and LSI Corporation, where he worked in various engineering, product marketing, and business development roles over his more than 15 years of service. “With growing storage demands, our industry needs the innovation Burlywood is bringing to the market,” said Bradley. “I’m inspired to be a part of the team that is creating the next wave of Data Center and Enterprise storage innovation.”
Bradley holds a BSE in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado. He holds multiple patents, certifications, and is a student of all things storage.
Burlywood is committed to transforming the SSD industry from a hardware-centric, one-size-fits-all market to software-defined flash solutions that optimize the needs of individual applications. Burlywood’s patented firmware features combine to provide the innovation needed to address the performance and endurance requirements of the most demanding applications.
Customers can realize the benefits of FlashOS in two different ways. The first is buying SSD drives directly from one of the manufacturers using our controller in their SSDs. The second is by Licensing Flash OS and using Burlywood’s SSD reference design to have one of our contract manufacturing partners build SSD to their specifications. Learn more at www.burlywoodtech.com.