Opengear Appoints New CTO to Head Product and Technology Strategy
June 2016 by Emmanuelle Lamandé
Opengear announces the appointment of Marcio Saito as Chief Technology Officer. He will have responsibility over the company’s product and technology strategy, and will also establish an Opengear office in Silicon Valley and oversee the hiring of local engineering talent.
Prior to accepting his position with Opengear, Saito served in several executive leadership positions at companies that have made key contributions to advancing the technology used in the data center industry under his stewardship. In his thirteen years as Chief Technology Officer at Cyclades, Saito stood as a pioneer in the open source software movement, and helped to establish the concept of out-of-band management for data center infrastructure. Following the acquisition of Cyclades, Saito served as Vice President of Strategy and Technology for Avocent, where he managed several product and engineering teams and led the development of one of the first DCIM solutions on the market.