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Ty Tran has successfully led different organizations in sales within the last 20 years. He has held sales management positions at LSI Logic and NetApp. Under his leadership his teams have repeatedly overachieved on revenue and sales targets.

Previously, Ty helped Commvault Systems expand into the Southwest market during Commvault’s startup phase. He helped Commvault acquire Fortune 1000 customers as well as build a network of business partners. Previous to NetApp, Ty held sales and sales management positions at LSI Logic’s Engenio Storage Group. He helped build and supported an OEM route to market with companies such as Sun Microsystem/Oracle, SGI/HP, Dell, IBM and Quantum. With NetApp’s acquisition of LSI Logic’s Engenio Storage Group, Ty and his team helped grow NetApp’s block based E-Series business.

Ty has been a forward thinker throughout his career. He brings a high work ethic and a constant drive to succeed for his customers.

He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering (1992) and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine (2021).


Craig Swanson is the Managing Partner for Applied Data Systems, a leading high performance computing system integrator serving government national labs, higher educational research facilities, life science / genomics, media & entertainment and oil & gas.

Craig is an expert in high performance parallel file systems and networking, and has extensive experience deploying Lustre, BeeGFS, and IBM Spectrum Scale on mission critical NetApp E-Series infrastructure.

He has developed long term, trusted relationships with some of this country’s leading research and industrial organizations including the NIH, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Stanford, HudsonAlpha, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, the largest hyper-scalers and the DOD – and is considered the go-to integrator in this space.

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