Active Storage Names Don Shimizu VP OperationsJune 9, 2011
Today Active Storage Inc. announced that Donald Shimizu has been named Vice President of Operations. Shimizu has an extensive operations background, with more than 20 years of experience driving startup and high-growth tech-related businesses. He has specialized in building and managing high-performance teams including operations, product development, support, technical sales and large-scale implementation programs.
"Don is simply a guy who gets things done, at the highest levels" said Active Storage's recently named CEO Steve Rizzone. "We are lucky to have him - Don's experience in building large, scalable and highly effective operations teams and systems will be incredibly valuable to Active's next growth phase."
Most recently COO of Carttronics, LLC, a leading manufacturer of wireless loss prevention solutions for retailers, Shimizu was responsible for all areas of the company's operations including manufacturing, customer service, research and development, installations and administration.
"I am very excited to join Active Storage at this key point in the company's history. I've been fortunate enough to work with CEO Steve Rizzone in a previous venture that was incredibly successful, and I look forward to doing the same at Active Storage."
Shimizu previously held executive, management and technical leadership positions at IP3 Networks, SupplyPro Inc., Corsair Communications, Applied Digital Access and Fujitsu Microelectronics.
Shimizu received a BSEE from California State University at Fullerton.
About Active Storage:
Active Storage, Inc. is the innovative storage leader for media and creative professionals, broadcast, post-production, on-line and archive solutions. Fast, reliable and easy to deploy, Active Storage products deliver a best-of-breed user experience, marrying award-winning industrial design, unmatched speed, reliability and customer service. Ease of use and robust performance make Active Storage the first choice for complex professional storage deployments. To learn more visit: http://activestorage.com
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