An experienced and versatile senior IT marketeer with an extensive
background in telecoms , data and storage networking and in
a career spanning almost 30 years with well-known industry
brands like 3Com, Bay Networks, Netgear, Nortel and most recently
Brocade. Paul brings his vendor experience and understanding
to EVITO to help our clients get the most from their event
planning and spending.
Through Angel Business Communications Bill has established
himself firmly in the minds of the IT storage sector thorough
his growing stable of publications including SNS Europe, SNS
UK, I-Stockage and Storage Welt. Alongside this, Bill has
been instrumental in delivering the flagship events in Europe
for both the Storage Network and Fibre Channel Industry Associations.
Our association with Angel helps Evito deliver the logistical
resources to support any event and gives us access to a fully
qualified database of industry professionals in the storage
A well-known evangelist for the European storage industry for over eight years Paul was elected Chairman of SNIA Europe following the merger with FCIA Europe in June 2003a and held that post until retiring in September 2006. A founding member of the Fibre Channel Industry Association Europe, of which he was also Chairman for four years. With over 33 years’ expertise in the IT industry, Paul’s background is primarily data centre management. From 1972 to 1987 he was employed by NatWest in their London data centre, and from there he joined Prudential to manage their two data centre environments. After two years, he left to set up his own UK-based storage networking integration company and was responsible for guiding this organisation to a business with a respected market presence and a high-quality reputation.