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Solix Expands Senior Leadership Team to Accelerate Global Business Growth

Solix appoints Rishi Kumar as Vice President of Verticals Business Strategy, Marketing/Communication

October 5, 2017 — Santa Clara, California – Solix Technologies, Inc. (, a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, today announced the appointment of Rishi Kumar, Vice President of Verticals Business Strategy & Marketing/Communication.

Rishi is a former IBM veteran, where he held various technology leadership roles in the public, healthcare, financial, and retail sectors for over 14 years, and was awarded IBM’s Lou Gerstner Award, Best of the West Award, and others. Rishi is also a Silicon Valley elected official and community leader, currently serving as a Council Member for the city of Saratoga, California, where he is responsible for setting policy and ordinances around capital improvement projects, public safety, major repair projects, land use development, strategic, and fiscal planning. Amongst the many years of hi-tech leadership experience in Silicon Valley, Rishi held roles at Cisco Systems, Imaginea Technologies, and Smart Utility Systems.

“Solix has built one of the most innovative data management platforms for enterprises around the world, clearly exemplified by Solix’s presence in the 2016 Gartner leadership quadrant” said Rishi Kumar, Vice President of Verticals Business Strategy at Solix Technologies, Inc. “I look forward to spearheading the company’s continued success, enhancing Solix’s vertical-specific application offerings in the marketplace, establishing span branding, and helping grow business in every vertical.”

Solix continues to expand with substantial investments in research and development of products including the Solix Big Data Suite and Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite, along with sales and marketing. Solix’s Common Data Platform (CDP) features industry standard ingestion capabilities of structured and unstructured data, coupled with a robust Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) framework — making it well suited to address the business challenges across many verticals, via information governance, efficient infrastructure utilization, and advanced analytics at a petabyte scale.

“Over the last 12 months, Solix has reached an incredible milestone by adding a wide range of customers across many industries,” said Sai Gundavelli, Founder/CEO of Solix Technologies, Inc. “We look forward to continuing this growth trajectory with Rishi’s presence in the Solix team.”

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About Solix Technologies

Solix Technologies, Inc., is a leading big data application provider that empowers data-driven enterprises with optimized infrastructure, data security and advanced analytics. Solix Common Data Platform (CDP) provides end-to-end data fabric, data governance, data security, data discovery, and a unified Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) framework for Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake applications, deployed on-premises, in the cloud, or both. SOLIXCloud Enterprise Archiving is the world’s first archiving as-a-service solution built on the Solix CDP and hosted on Microsoft Azure, enabling enterprises to strengthen their data management processes with cloud-based Application Retirement, Email Archiving, File Archiving, and Database Archiving. Solix is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates worldwide through an established network of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators. To learn more, please visit

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