About Us

Yottabyte is a software-defined data center (SDDC) company headquartered in Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan.

The mission of Yottabyte is to enable any organization to easily and economically realize the benefits of the cloud in their own datacenter. The Yottabyte Cloud Software natively virtualizes compute, storage, and network resources into a resilient, automated software-defined cloud infrastructure solution.

Both Enterprise IT customers and Service Providers benefit from Yottabyte solutions--efficiently improving organizational flow. Enterprise IT teams can build, deploy, and manage powerful cloud data centers; service providers are able to stand-up complete virtual data centers that can be easily deployed and provided to their customer base.

Leadership

PAUL E. HODGES III

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Hodges has a 25 year track record as a successful entrepreneur. Prior to Yottabyte he served as a principal of Netarx, Inc., a network integration and services organization. Earlier, he co-founded and was CEO of Codespear, a platform for interoperable communications which was acquired by Federal Signal Corporation. He was a founder and a director of First Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (renamed Talmer Bancorp, and acquired by Chemical Financial). Other companies he has founded include Logicalis, later purchased by Datatec Ltd., an international IT and managed services provider, and the marketing and advertising agencies ePrize and Alteris Group. In 2007, he was appointed by the Governor of Michigan to serve as a director of the Michigan Strategic Fund. Hodges studied computer engineering at Lawrence Technological University.

GREG CAMPBELL

CO-FOUNDER & CTO

The creator of the Yottabyte software architecture, Campbell heads product development, including R&D, application development and quality assurance. He specializes in creating highly fault-tolerant, hardware-efficient, and scalable software platforms. Earlier, he was co-founder and Vice President of Technology of Codespear, where he created a platform that allowed for interoperable communications. He also holds multiple patents pending for computer software and hardware. Campbell studied computer science at the University of Michigan - Dearborn.

MICHAEL J. ALOE

SR. VP OF SALES & OPERATIONS

With over 20 years of software industry experience, Mike has a strong background in solution sales, project implementation, customer account management and scaling technology operations. As a member of the executive leadership team with New World Systems (now Tyler Technologies), Mike held several positions including V.P. of Customer Care Sales and V.P. of Professional Services where he orchestrated a team of Sales and Technical Account Managers driving continuous annual revenue growth in software, service and maintenance. He was also accountable for Professional Services driving solution deployments and customer satisfaction. Aloe studied Business Administration & Management Information Systems at Central Michigan University.

MIKE WALL

ADVISOR

Mike Wall, former Chairman and CEO of Amplidata and General Manager of Intel’s Storage Group, advises the company on product strategy, partner alliances, and strategic initiatives. Wall transformed Amplidata into the world’s leading object storage software company, and led the company to its eventual sale to Western Digital in March 2015. Prior to Amplidata, Wall was President and CEO of storage innovator Atempo (acquired by Allen Systems Group). As general manager of Intel’s Storage Group, Wall led the industry’s transition from purpose built storage to systems designed with general purpose microprocessors and chipsets. Wall also served as General Manager of Intel’s Supercomputer Systems Division, where he led the introduction of Intel’s X86 architecture into the high-performance computing market. Wall studied Economics and Masters of Management Sciences, at Stony Brook University.