Weka Appoints Intekhab Nazeer as Chief Financial Officer
Former Unifi Software CFO brings deep expertise in building sustainable profit models for software companies
CAMPBELL, Calif. – January 21, 2020 – WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced the appointment of Intekhab Nazeer as Chief Finance Officer (CFO).
Nazeer comes to WekaIO from Unifi Software (acquired by DELL Boomi), a provider of self-service data discovery and preparation platforms, where he was CFO. Prior to Unifi Software, his professional experience includes CFO and Chief Operations Officer (COO) appointments at Tribal Planet, a SaaS platform for social impact, HCL Group, Solix Group, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Greenplum (acquired by EMC), Appcelerator (acquired by Axway), and Pelikan Technologies.
Nazeer brings a strong background in high technology to his new position, including deep experience in scalable operational efficiency and accounting and finance automation process improvements. He has gleaned his expertise from more than two decades in corporate finance and accounting leadership positions for companies in industries that include software and biotech. A member of the American Institute of CPAs, Intekhab is a Chartered Accountant from India and holds a B.Com. degree in business administration, accounts and law, and business economics. He sits on the board of Magical Bridge Foundation and the advisory boards of Solix Technologies, Tribal Planet, and Tackle.io.
In his new role, Intekhab will play a key role on the leadership team in strategic and corporate planning. In addition, he will take ownership of WekaIO’s global accounting, financial compliance, and all other aspects of the financial health of the company.
“Intekhab joins WekaIO in time to support our company’s incredible growth. His extensive experience in building business models for ecosystem-based software companies, alongside operational efficiency focus make him well qualified to assume the role of CFO,” commented Liran Zvibel, co-founder and CEO at WekaIO. “We welcome him to the leadership team as we scale the company to deliver significant revenue growth.”
Learn more about the WekaIO leadership team at https://www.weka.io/company/leadership/
WekaIO offers the world’s fastest shared parallel file system, WekaFS, which leapfrogs legacy storage infrastructures by delivering unmatched performance at scale at a fraction of the cost. Weka helps tackle the most demanding storage performance challenges in data-intensive technical computing environments so that customers can solve real problems to make a positive impact on the world. Optimized for NVMe flash and hybrid cloud, WekaFS accelerates time-to-insight from mountains of data and helps customers get the most out of their high-powered IT investments.
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