George Teixeira

George Teixeira is executive chairman and co-founder of DataCore Software, where he works closely with the management team to create and execute key strategic initiatives for the organization. He co-founded DataCore in 1998 and served as its CEO and president through 2017. During that time, George worked as part of the core team responsible for developing DataCore’s flagship technology which helped define the software-defined storage industry as it is known today.

Prior to DataCore, George served in a number of executive management positions including worldwide VP of marketing and GM of the product business group at Encore Computer Corporation, where he also played a major role as the team leader of OEM marketing and sales to Amdahl, IBM, and DEC. His work culminated in the $185 million sale of Encore's storage control business to Sun Microsystems in 1997. Additionally, George held a number of senior management positions at the Computer Systems Division of Gould Electronics. George, in addition to completing multiple graduate level computer science courses, received a BS in Biology, a BA in Chemistry and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University.

George is proud of the people and culture that he helped create at DataCore over the last 20 years. He has always enjoyed engaging directly with end-users and industry experts to learn, and contribute new ways to help them solve IT problems. Currently, George’s major areas of research and investigation are centered on container-based data services, data analytics and artificial intelligence applications using machine learning and robotic process automation. In his free time, he enjoys travel, meeting new people, playing racquetball and cycling on his beach cruiser, and spending time with his lovely wife, family and friends.

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Real-Time Data: The Key to Digital Transformation
Companies today are overwhelmingly embracing digital transformation as one of their key strategic priorities.  Every single CIO, regardless of industry, company size, or geography, is undergoing some…
 
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DataCore Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN 2018 Partner Program Guide
CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, recently awarded DataCore Software with a 5-Star rating in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. The 5-Star Partner Program…
 
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DataCore: The Right Fit for the Software-Defined Data Center
As part of its recent “2018 Data Center 100” feature, CRN identified DataCore as one of the top software-defined data center providers. This post will…
 
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The Reviews are in: Users Love our Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Software
You’ve heard from us that our Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) software is awesome, but we recently took a look at some new reviews to see what our users…
 
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Optimizing Systems of Record Can Help Digital Transformation
As I noted in an earlier blog, companies are coming to realize that they must transform their businesses to survive in a completely digitized and…
 
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A More Practical Approach to Digital Transformation
In today’s competitive business environment, it’s digitize or die. Companies are no longer investing in individual IT projects for cost and operational savings, but instead…
 
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It’s a Hybrid Cloud World
The cloud. It’s where everybody wants to put everything, but the fact is, there are some applications that need to remain on premise. These applications…
 
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2018: The Year of Hybrid-Converged
Enterprises are undergoing digital transformation to remain competitive and relevant, and software-defined storage will be the key to that transformation, helping them bridge the gap…
 
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Big Day for DataCore: Strategic Partnership with Lenovo to Deliver Turnkey Simple Appliances to Fuel Mainstream Market Adoption of Software-defined Storage
In every company’s life there are inflection points that create new possibilities and introduce new ways to serve its customers and become an even greater…
 
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The CxO’s View on Software-Defined Storage
Today’s business climate carries a great deal of uncertainty for companies of all sizes and industries. To seize new business models and opportunities, systems must…