Andres Rodriguez is a storage visionary and highly successful entrepreneur. As Nasuni CEO, he brings passion and energy to his role refining and communicating Nasuni’s strategy and technology direction. Andres’ also oversees the company’s strategic partnerships.
Andres was previously Founder and CEO at Archivas, creator of the first enterprise-class cloud storage system. Acquired by Hitachi Data Systems, Archivas is now the basis for the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP). After supporting the worldwide rollout of HCP as Hitachi’s CTO of File Services and seeing the Archivas team and technology successfully integrated, Andres turned his attention to his next venture, Nasuni (NAS Unified). Delivering value-added enterprise file services on top of cloud object storage was the natural progression of Andres’ cloud storage vision.
Before founding Archivas, Andres was CTO at the New York Times, where his ideas for digital content storage, protection and access were formed. He joined The Times after its acquisition of Abuzz, a pioneering social networking company he co-founded.
Andres has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Physics degree from Boston University. He holds numerous patents and is an avid swimmer.