Carbonite Vice President of Operations Kai Gray Recognized as a 2012 CIO of …
BOSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Carbonite, Inc. /quotes/zigman/6170812/quotes/nls/carb CARB -0.59% , a number one provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses, announced today that Vice chairman of Operations, Kai Gray, have been honored by the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech as one of the most top CIOs inside the region in its annual “CIO of the Year” awards.
“It’s an honor to be recognized among this sort of diverse and accomplished group of innovative technology leaders,” said Gray. “I’m proud to share this acknowledgement with my team who works diligently to maintain Carbonite at the innovative of cloud backup and superior customer support each day.”
“This year’s CIO honorees exemplify how innovation within the use of data technology and in IT strategy can bring success, whether in driving profits or providing improved service to customers, end users or the general public,” said Chris McIntosh of the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech.
With an M.S. in Engineering Management from Tufts University and greater than 15 years of technology experience, Gray leads a team committed to maintaining Carbonite’s position as an innovative industry leader. Gray joined Carbonite in 2009 and oversees the production infrastructure that permits Carbonite to back up greater than 300 million files everyday. During his tenure, Gray’s team has dramatically increased operational efficiency and reduced datacenter power infrastructure costs. Additionally, Gray’s team oversees Carbonite’s IT infrastructure to support the company’s customer service center in Lewiston, Maine, a small development office in Princeton, New Jersey, and the company’s Boston headquarters.
Gray can also be very committed to the area’s high-tech entrepreneurial community, working to assist cultivate the local start-up ecosystem through group outings and event sponsorship, advising start-ups, and providing mentorship to individuals entering the industry.
The Top CIOs List recognizes 12 outstanding individuals in four categories –corporate, emerging, enterprise, and non-profit — at a breakfast event on June 12th on the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Gray is certainly one of three winners recognized inside the emerging companies category. For more event details, please visit http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/event/63491 .
About CarboniteCarbonite, Inc. /quotes/zigman/6170812/quotes/nls/carb CARB -0.59% , is a number one provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. Subscribers in additional than 100 countries place confidence in Carbonite to offer easy-to-use, affordable and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite’s online backup solution runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms. The corporate has backed up nearly 200 billion files, restored greater than 7 billion files and currently backs up greater than 300 million files daily. For more info, please visit www.carbonite.com , twitter.com/carbonite, twitter.com/carbonitebiz, or facebook.com/CarboniteOnlineBackup.
About the Boston Business JournalThe Boston Business Journal is bigger Boston’s leading source of commercial news, information and events, reaching readers throughout the weekly print publication, the web site bostonbusinessjournal.com and e-mail products. The BBJ also prints the yearly Book of Lists — the region’s top resource for business decision-makers seeking details about potential clients, suppliers and partners.
About Mass High Tech Mass High Tech, The Voice of recent England Innovation, focuses on covering the region’s incubation of next generation technologies and the folk and corporations behind our innovation economy. New England’s technology and life sciences executives and engineers have faith in MHT to trace the heart beat of local market forces, to spot new trends, detect emerging competition and uncover new opportunities.
The Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech are published by American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business news.
Media Contact Erin Delaney Carbonite email@example.com
SOURCE Carbonite, Inc.
Copyright (C) 2012 PR Newswire. All rights reserved
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
June 11, 2012 12:15p
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
June 11, 2012 12:15p