Nilesh Patel, most recently the vice president of global product strategy for the technology company Asurion, has joined Overland Storage Inc. as the company's vice president of product management and product marketing.
Overland Storage (Nasdaq: OVRL), a global provider of unified data management and protection solutions, said in a release that Patel will report to CEO Eric Kelly, and be responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction for the company's portfolio of storage products, as well as new cloud and virtualization strategies, product definition, planning and roadmap development, and product marketing functions.
Patel also spent nine years at the computer storage and data management company NetApp, where he directed product management for a portfolio of cloud-centric enterprise storage products and data protection software.
Patel holds a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Louisiana State University and a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from Shivaji University in India.
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