Chief Product Officer

Paul Speciale

“Scality brings together a unique convergence of people, innovation, and customer focus to build the next generation of storage solutions.”

Paul leads Product Management for Scality, where he is responsible for defining RING functionality, solutions and roadmaps. Before Scality, he was fortunate to have been part of several exciting cloud computing and early-stage storage companies, including Appcara, where he was focused on cloud application automation solutions; Q-layer, one of the first cloud orchestration companies (the last company acquired by Sun Microsystems); and Savvis, where he led the launch of the Savvis VPDC cloud service. In the storage space, Paul was VP of Products for Amplidata focused on object storage, and Agami Systems, building scalable, high-performance NAS solutions. Paul has over 20 years of industry experience that spans both Fortune 500 companies such as IBM (twice) and Oracle, as well as venture-funded startups, and has been a speaker and panelist at many industry conferences.

Paul lives in Southern California, with his wife Jen and two kids Christiana and Paolo. He loves backpacking, cars, and is a long-standing UCLA Bruin football and basketball fan, from which he holds Masters & Bachelors degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computing.

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Paul's blog posts

  • The OpenStack cloud framework has been growing rapidly in popularity over the last few years, as witnessed by the incredible…