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Tom Phelan, Cofounder at BlueData

Tom Phelan

Cofounder, BlueData

Tom Phelan is co-founder and chief architect of BlueData. Prior to BlueData, Tom was an early employee at VMware and as senior staff engineer was a key member of the ESX storage architecture team. During his 10-year stint at VMware, he designed and developed the ESX storage I/O load-balancing subsystem and modular “pluggable storage architecture.” He went on to lead teams working on many key storage initiatives, such as the cloud storage gateway and vFlash. Earlier, he was a member of the original team at Silicon Graphics that designed and implemented XFS, the first commercially available 64 bit file system.

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