David Richards

Founder, Chairman, President & CEO at WANdisco
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David is CEO, President and co-founder of WANdisco and has quickly established WANdisco as one of the world’s most promising technology companies. Since co-founding the company in Silicon Valley in 2005, David has led WANdisco on a course for rapid international expansion, opening offices in the UK, Japan and China. David spearheaded the acquisition of Altostor, which accelerated the development of WANdisco’s first products for the Big Data market. The majority of WANdisco’s core technology is now produced out of the company’s flourishing software development base in David’s hometown of Sheffield, England and in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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  • This contract win marks a significant moment for WANdisco and represents what is believed to be the largest ever data movement to cloud. It is the largest to date 'Commit to Consume' contract that we have signed and illustrates how we are aligning our business to the consumption models of our cloud and analytics partners.

    12 December 2021
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