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OpenDrives Appoints New CEO

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OpenDrives has appointed Sean Lee as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Lee recently served as the company’s Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, and has held leadership positions with OpenDrives since 2015.

A seasoned entertainment industry veteran and leader in new media and software solutions, Lee oversees the development and execution of the company’s vision, strategy, and operations, delivering high-performance storage solutions that enable the breadth and depth of creative workflows. He has a proven track record of managing complex projects as well as leading teams and business units, including a transformative 15 years with Universal Studios, implementing efficient processes, and designing innovative workflows that improved business outcomes, lowered costs, and enhanced security. As CEO of OpenDrives, Lee will continue to leverage his experience as a customer to develop and deliver solutions that empower content creators and drive the future of media and entertainment.

"Our vision is to revolutionise the way creatives interact with technology, empowering them to achieve their boldest visions without being constrained by traditional storage complexities and their associated cost barriers," said Lee. "OpenDrives is at the forefront of solving challenging data storage and creative workflow problems for content creators, broadcasters, sports organisations, and technologists. Our innovative solutions are breaking down workflow barriers, empowering creators with unimpeded and unlimited access to their content and data."

OpenDrives recently unveiled Atlas software-defined storage platform built around a composable software architecture, and complemented with an unlimited capacity business model. Atlas empowers users to work collaboratively at speed and deliver seamless business outcomes, no matter where they are or what tools they prefer.

Lee added: "By embracing a customer-first approach and advocating for a flexible, software-defined storage ecosystem, we enable our clients to only pay for what they require without sacrificing performance and scale seamlessly with their growth. We are committed to driving innovation and challenging the status quo, so that the media and entertainment industry can continue to push boundaries and tell immersive stories that engage, inform and delight audiences everywhere on any platform."

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