ATTO Technology, Inc. Executive Team
Leading the storage connectivity industry in innovation, ATTO Technology, Inc. has been led by a dedicated core of directors since 1988. The experience of the company principals comprises many years of excellence in operations, research and development, business, sales and marketing.
Timothy J. Klein – President, CEO and co-founder. An experienced entrepreneur, Klein has led ATTO since its inception in 1988 and is a key member on a number of Western New York leadership boards and industry associations. Prior to founding ATTO, he was employed as a systems engineer with Barrister Information Systems, a developer of mini computers and software. Prior to that Klein worked as a design engineer with Motorola. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University at Buffalo.
David A. Snell – Vice President of Engineering, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder. Snell has led all aspects of research and development for ATTO Technology since 1988. Prior to founding ATTO, he was a systems engineer with Barrister Information Systems. He received his B.A. in Computer Science from Hiram College.
James F. Masiello – Vice President of Finance and Human Resources. Masiello is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant. Before joining ATTO in 1994, he was employed at Ernst & Young, most recently as a senior manager. Masiello is a Senior Professional in Human Resources and received his B.B.A. in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.
Timothy J. Boser – Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining ATTO in 1993, Boser was Director of Technology Transfer at the Western New York Technology Development Center, Inc. He has also held management positions with Amherst Systems, a simulation software developer primarily for defense applications. Boser received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo.
Wayne P. Arvidson – Vice President of Marketing. Before joining ATTO in 2010, Arvidson was senior director of storage and infrastructure products at Avid Technology’s Video Division. He is an active member of Storage Networking Professionals, the Storage Networking Industry Association and is on the advisory boards of Ardtully Technologies, SeeFile Software and the Marblehead Professionals, Inc. Arvidson spent over 15 years in senior management positions at Iomega, Maxtor, Silicon Graphics (SGI) and MicroNet Technology and was also manager of technical services at Linotype-Hell.
Founded in 1988 by Timothy J. Klein and David A. Snell, ATTO has established a solid business model with a strong track record of profitability. This model is based on continuously building on our core technology base to develop unique, quality products while establishing long-term customer relationships. All of our products are engineered and manufactured in the United States allowing more direct control of quality and customization. Our company has delivered more than an estimated 1 million products to the market, in a broad range of storage applications and environments including:
- Storage-intensive applications such as database management, online transaction processing (OLTP), E-mail, Internet serving and document management solutions.
- Streaming media applications such as digital video, digital audio, film, broadcast and video-on-demand solutions.
- Image-intensive applications such as mapping, pre-press, publishing, printing, CAD/CAM, medical and document imaging.
- Server environments for direct attach and/or network attached storage such as SAN and NAS with disk, tape, optical, CD or other storage media.
- Enterprise backup environments such as tape library connectivity, disk-based backup and serverless backup solutions.
- Embedded specialty environments demanding performance and connectivity solutions for data storage and movement.
ATTO's products are sold worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and systems integrators as well as through ATTO authorized distributors and resellers. Our OEM customers encompass a wide range of prestigious technology companies including Apple Computer, EMC, NetApp, Hewlett-Packard, Harris Corp., Grass Valley, Quantum, Avid Technology, Overland Storage, NEC, Unisys and many more. ATTO's ability to tailor products to the needs of our OEM customers derives from a flexible, systems-level approach to embedded solutions. Attention to maximizing the overall system performance is the reason we have been successful in establishing ongoing alliances with so many leading companies. With a vast knowledge of high-end computing, ATTO has been able to leverage its advanced technology into the full range of platform support including Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac, Sun and various proprietary systems.
ATTO works closely with Independent Software Vendors (ISV), hardware vendors and industry groups to ensure interoperability and easy integration for our customers. Conformance to industry standards and open-system architectures (including standard form factors) accelerates our customers' efforts to ensure system-wide interoperability and quicker time-to-market. Part of our commitment to developing industry-leading storage solutions, is ATTO's state-of-the-art interoperability lab where design validation, application testing and extensive 3rd party product testing is attained.
Our award winning product lines are designed to satisfy a comprehensive range of OEM and end-users' storage needs in breadth of products and solution sets. Our products are developed from a synergistic core architecture of hardware and software, which is leveraged across all product lines. Leveraging this core technology also helps accelerate deployment into new markets and entirely new product categories. From host adapters and bridges to storage controllers and software our products are designed to efficiently and cost-effectively help customers manage, store and deliver their data. Leveraging new storage architectures and transport protocols, our products deliver blazing fast performance, one click installation and smooth data streaming. Our products are: