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WekaIO CTO Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council

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the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for
data-intensive applications, today announced that Andy Watson, WekaIO
CTO, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an
invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology

Watson was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth
of his technology experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track
record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as
personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Andy Watson, from WekaIO, into the
community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the
collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with
Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry,
creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every
member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the
business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Watson has access to a variety of
exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional
influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local
leaders in a private forum. He will also be invited to work with a
professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original
business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A
panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Watson will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business
service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the
high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“I appreciate the mission of the Forbes Councils to provide a platform
for senior leaders to share knowledge, wisdom, and expertise,” remarked
Andy Watson, Chief Technology Officer at WekaIO. “It’s a privilege to be
accepted to the technology council and publish content under the Forbes

For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit

About Forbes Councils

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created
in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded
Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional
business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources
that can help them thrive.

About WekaIO

WekaIO helps companies manage, scale and futureproof their data center
so they can solve real problems that impact the world. WekaIO Matrix™,
the world’s fastest shared parallel file system and WekaIO’s flagship
product, leapfrogs legacy storage infrastructures by delivering
simplicity, scale, and the best performance density per U, for a
fraction of the cost. In the cloud or on-premises, WekaIO’s NVMe-native
high-performance software-defined storage solution removes the barriers
between the data and the compute layer, thus accelerating artificial
intelligence, machine learning, genomics, research, and analytics