San Francisco, CA – May 3, 2017 – Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, today announced that CEO Jérôme Lecat garnered a Silver Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year in the computer software category in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. A two-time Stevie Award winner and storage pioneer, Mr. Lecat was recognized for superior executive leadership, product innovation, and driving broad enterprise adoption of object and cloud storage with Scality RING via a compelling software-defined model.
“Jérôme is laser-focused on strategic business development and driving growth by leveraging strong relationships with alliance partners. Under his direction, Scality ended last year with 85 percent year-over-year revenue growth with 76 percent serviced through 25 global alliance and channel partners, including Fortune 500 vendors, Cisco, Dell, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise,” said Paul Turner, CMO at Scality. “Scality was named a global leader in the distributed file system and object storage markets by two leading industry analyst firms, which attests to his strong, technology-driven, and thoughtful leadership.”
Mr. Lecat emphasizes the importance of a winning corporate culture, sponsoring charity events, employee wellness initiatives, and sports programs. Scality is a recognized ‘Top-50’ workplace because of those efforts. With an active Scality office in Paris, he enthusiastically works to capitalize on the synergies between the Silicon Valley and the French tech scene.
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at: www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
Read Mr. Lecat’s blog post about being an entrepreneur at: https://www.scality.com/blog/making-world-better/.
For more information on Scality, visit www.scality.com.
Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, develops cost-effective software-defined storage: the RING, which serves over 500 million end-users worldwide with over 800 billion objects in production; and the open-source S3 Server. Scality RING software deploys on any industry-standard x86 server, uniquely delivering performance, 100 percent availability and data durability, while integrating easily in the datacenter thanks to its native support for directory integration, traditional file applications and over 45 certified applications. Scality’s complete solutions excel at serving the specific storage needs of Global 2000 Enterprise, Media and Entertainment, Government and Cloud Provider customers while delivering up to 90 percent reduction in TCO versus legacy storage. A global company, Scality is headquartered in San Francisco.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.