VKernel has hired Tom O’Connell as Exective Vice President of Customer Operations. O’Connel comes from Vertica Systems, a company which develops a database management system for data warehousing and anlytics. He worked there for three and a half years and he was responsible for worldwide sales.
Before that O’Connel was President and member of the Board of Directors of XOsoft for four years. XOsoft provided disaster recovery and application-based high availability solutions and was acquired by CA Technologies in July 2006. Before that O’Connel held several positions at companies like: Kada Systems, Exchange Applications, Sybase and Oracle.