Kaminario Appoints Finance and Business Operations Executive as Chief Financial Officer

Issana Raudnitz possesses more than 20 years of experience in senior finance and management roles with technology companies
Monday, August 6, 2012

NEWTON, Mass. — August 6, 2012 — Kaminario, a leading provider of high-performance all solid-state (SSD) SAN storage solutions, today announced that Issana Raudnitz, a finance, management and operations expert, has joined the company as chief financial officer. Raudnitz brings 20 years of experience in senior finance, operations and business management roles with both start-ups and established technology companies. 

Prior to joining Kaminario, Raudnitz served as vice president of finance at Amimon, a fabless semiconductor company pioneering wireless uncompressed high-definition video, where she managed the company’s finances. From 2003 to 2006, Raudnitz served as director of finance and operations at Oplus, which was acquired by Intel in 2005. Previously, she spent more than 11 years in financial and business management roles at Elscint, a medical devices company that was acquired by Marconi Medical Systems. In her last position at Marconi Medical, she managed the company’s Israeli operations.

“Issana has a broad financial and operations skill set, along with deep experience in key business areas that range from finance to legal matters,” said Dani Golan, CEO of Kaminario. “Her business and finance expertise will be instrumental in helping us execute on our vision to provide the market with the only true scale-out SSD architecture to take full advantage of the potential of flash media.”
“Kaminario is achieving hyper growth and gaining recognition as an innovator in solid-state SAN storage. Kaminario presents the perfect opportunity to leverage my technology business background and financial acumen,” said Raudnitz. “I look forward to working with Kaminario’s excellent leadership team in leading the revolution to change the $80 billion storage market from spinning disks to solid-state.”
About Kaminario
Founded by storage experts from EMC, NetApp and IBM, Kaminario is leading the flash SSD revolution in high-performance SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 family of all solid-state SAN storage eliminates I/O bottlenecks and dramatically reduces latency to accelerate critical business applications at a significantly lower cost and smaller footprint than legacy SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 is the first enterprise-grade SAN storage with a true scale-out architecture built from the ground up to take full advantage of modern flash SSD performance. With built-in self-healing high availability and data protection, the K2 consistently delivers ultra-low latency, tens of GBs of throughput and millions of IOPS. Kaminario is a fundamentally new and better way to store and retrieve performance-sensitive data. Kaminario is simply faster. 
Located in Newton, Mass., Kaminario has built a global network of business partners, including Dell Inc., which resells the K2 all solid-state SAN storage. For more information, visit