Leadership

The FalconStor leadership team is comprised of enterprise software and data protection industry veterans with a single-shared goal: make modernizing backup and archival for the multi-cloud world simple for our customers.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Todd Brooks

CEO
Todd Brooks, FalconStor CEO

Brad Wolfe

CFO
Brad Wolfe, FalconStor Chief Financial Officer

Carter McCrary

CRO and CCO
Carter McCrary, FalconStor, Vice President, Global Revenue

Mark Delsman

VP, Product
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Chris Cummings

VP, Marketing
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Abdul Hashmi

VP, Customer Success
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Clark Liddell

VP, Strategic Operations
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Strategic Partners

We collaborate with an ecosystem of technology leaders – cloud providers, technology providers and resellers – to modernize backup and archival for the multi-cloud world.

Chris Cummings

VP, Marketing

Chris Cummings joins FalconStor with 20 years of leadership experience in cloud, software and hardware technology concerns. His expertise spans all aspects of strategy and marketing, including product and solutions management, technology ecosystem development and go-to-market to drive strategic growth. Chris’ experience includes serving as CMO of Datera, a software-defined storage leader, CMO and SVP of Strategy at Cleversafe, the leading cloud object storage company acquired by IBM’s Cloud Group, and in a variety of leadership roles at NetApp. Chris holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he is a frequent lecturer on go-to-market strategy, and a BA from Stanford University.

Clark Liddell

VP, Strategic Operations

Prior to joining FalconStor, Clark Liddell was the Director of Global Operations for Aurea Software. Clark has extensive experience managing and configuring cloud-based enterprise systems and building productive, globally-distributed teams. Earlier in his career, Clark was involved with launching and/or directed a number of technology-focused enterprises, including Aircraft Performance Systems, the originator of the first commercially viable, PC-based onboard airport performance system for commercial airlines. Clark began his career at Fortune 100 companies Lockheed Martin and FedEx. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Todd Brooks

CEO

Todd Brooks is Falconstor’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Falconstor, Mr. Brooks was the Chief Operating Officer at Aurea Software, and CEO of Update Software, a publicly traded company in Europe. Previously, Mr. Brooks was the Chief Operating Officer at Trilogy where he was responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the firm’s Automotive, Financial Services and Telecom, Technology & Media business units. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brooks co-founded and managed two technology consulting firms, including eFuel, an early innovator and leader in logistics optimization software for the automotive industry. In addition, Mr. Brooks held leadership roles at FedEx. Mr. Brooks earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering from Virginia Tech, and currently serves on the Advisory Board at Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Abdul Hashmi

VP, Customer Success

Abdul Hashmi has over fifteen years’ experience in storage and virtualization technologies. During his tenure with FalconStor he has managed the certification team, Appliance, QA and Education teams. He has always loved working with our partners and customers in solving their complex issues. Currently, Abdul is leading a team of twenty talented support and professional services engineers, serving our partners and customers around the globe. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Farmingdale University and holds numerous specialized certifications such as Virtualization, Cloud and Networking.

Mark Delsman

VP, Product

Mark Delsman has spent most of his three-decade career working in data storage and data management. He is recognized for consistently building and leading multinational engineering teams that deliver market-changing solutions, including several that have qualified with Tier 1 OEMs. Mark leads FalconStor’s global team of engineers and software developers in continually evolving the company’s award-winning products to meet customers’ ever-changing needs. He is particularly experienced in helping organizations navigate major corporate transitions. Before FalconStor, Mark worked in the flash memory segment of the industry as a Vice President and Senior Vice President for solid-state drive (SSD) startups undergoing acquisitions by and integrations with industry leaders (i.e., OCZ/Toshiba, Virident/Western Digital and Pliant Technology/SanDisk). Mark also has been a senior software engineering and technology executive at Adaptec, a computer storage company, and NetApp, a provider of hybrid cloud data services. He earned a BS in electrical engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Carter McCrary

CRO and CCO

Carter McCrary serves as Vice President, Global Revenue for Falconstor. Carter has over 30 years of business leadership in the technology industry as founder and executive of various companies. Previous to Falconstor, Carter was Executive Vice President at Quarri Technologies where he was responsible for Sales, Marketing and Operations. Prior to Quarri he was President and CEO of Energetic Solutions LLC, a company that designs and manufactures a chemical-free pest repellant. Before joining Energetic Solutions, Carter was the Chief Operating Officer for Absolute Software Corporation, a publicly traded security software company and market leader in computer theft recovery, data protection, and asset tracking. Previous to Absolute he was area Vice President and General Manager of Dell, Inc., where he led a $2.4B sales, marketing, and operations team of ~1,800 employees across multiple regions in seven different countries. Prior to Dell, Carter was President of Digital Axis, a large Value Added Reseller of computer products and consulting services.

Carter has also served on multiple boards and is currently a board member of Communities in Schools, a non-profit that helps empower students to stay in school and achieve in life.

Brad Wolfe

CFO

Brad Wolfe has an extensive operational and financial background as Chief Financial Officer and CFO/COO at a large number of companies ranging from large cap (Fortune 200 companies), mid cap and numerous micro cap/small cap software companies, including several public companies. Brad has worked with private equity back companies both on the sponsor side and at the portfolio level. Brad was most recently CFO of Asure Software where he led its growth from $25M in revenue to $75M over 3 years and increased the market capitalization from $25M to $215M. Brad also has extensive experience raising equity and debt in the public markets having raised $75M in debt and $75M in equity at his last company. Brad holds a BBA in Accounting and Information Systems from Southern Methodist University and an MBA in Finance and Information Systems from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Brad also has a law degree and has extensive M&A experience