Calibre One Helps Pavilion Appoint Chief Revenue Officer

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pavilion Data Systems, the leader in NVMe-Over-Fabrics, today announced that Mike Canavan has joined the company as its chief revenue officer. Canavan is an industry veteran with more than 18 years of sales leadership experience within the data management market. He will be responsible for all aspects of revenue generation with intense commitment to customer satisfaction.

Canavan joins Pavilion from Pure Storage, where he was the global VP of sales for Flashblade. Prior to Pure, he was at Hitachi Vantara; his tenure there spanned more than 11 years. During this time, among other roles, Canavan was the vice president of sales for the Emerging Solutions Business. His areas of responsibility included development of the go-to-market strategy, organizational integration and revenue growth of newly acquired technologies. Before Hitachi Vantara, he held sales and leadership positions at EMC and Boston Scientific.

“Mike is a proven leader who brings industry insight and sales leadership expertise to Pavilion to help us enter our next phase of growth,” said Gurpreet Singh, Pavilion CEO. “He will be orchestrating the expansion of the sales organization to meet the increasing demands for Pavilion’s product line. We are honored to have him join our team.”

“I am looking forward to working with the Pavilion team to expand its customer base. The opportunity is huge and, based on the conversations I have had with customers, we are solving real storage challenges today,” said Mike Canavan. “I am looking forward to bringing additional sales leaders on board as we leverage our collective expertise and relationships to grow our footprint and increase NVMe-oF adoption in enterprises around the world.”


About Pavilion
Pavilion is the inventor of the world’s first Hyperparallel Flash Array. Built for NVMe from the ground up, Pavilion brings unprecedented scalability, unmatched performance density and an OpenChoice of NVMe SSDs and NVMe-oF topologies. Across a variety of industries, Pavilion has a proven solution that brings scale-up and scale-out storage to organizations worldwide. To find out more, visit or follow the company on Twitter at