Management Team

"Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things."  
—the late management guru Peter Drucker

Leadership

Unitrends has assembled a cadre of leaders who together not only bring a wealth of expertise to the table, but vision, roll-up-your-sleeves know-how, and a passion for excelling and pushing beyond limits.
Paul Brady
Paul Brady
Chief Executive Officer
Paul joined Unitrends from ObserveIT, where he served as CEO of the security software company. Prior to that, Paul was senior vice president and general manager of the Performance Management business unit at Riverbed Technology, were he grew revenue from $12 million to $250 million in 5 years. Other senior leadership positions include president and CEO, Mazu Networks; president, Guardent; senior vice president, Exodus; CEO, Cohesive Technology Solutions; Founder and CEO, Business Technologies Inc. Paul holds an MBA from the Sloan Business School at MIT, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems from Hofstra University.
 
Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Mark Campbell
Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining Unitrends, Mark was CEO of mindAmp Corporation, which provided high-technology business and software consulting to venture capitalists and management within A- and B-round startup companies. Before that, Mark was senior vice president and general manager of the worldwide systems management business at Legent Corporation, where he helped lead its successful acquisition by Computer Associates. Prior to joining Legent, Mark was vice president and general manager of AT&T’s worldwide enterprise systems business unit, where he had P&L responsibility for its $1.5B server and enterprise software business.

Previously, Mark was vice president and general manager of the worldwide server and software business unit at NCR Corporation (acquired by AT&T), where he had P&L responsibility for just over $1B of revenue. Mark earned a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of South Carolina and a degree in international business from INSEAD.

Lisa Crawford
Lisa Crawford
Chief People Officer

Lisa is our Chief People Officer and is responsible for defining and driving Unitrends' overall talent management strategy. She is an experienced HR executive, Organizational Development practitioner and strategic partner who focuses on the connections between talent development activities and business imperatives on a global basis. Her 25-year career spans several industries and areas of specialization with a single-minded belief: that actively engaged employees are a company's #1 competitive advantage.

She began her career in client-facing roles in advertising at such major agencies as Ogilvy & Mather and Digitas, among others, where she led engagements for clients including Sony, Microsoft, American Express and AT&T. She then transformed a decade of successful client-facing work into a thriving corporate university at Digitas (now DigitasLBi), where she was the Vice President of Global Learning & Development for seven years. She subsequently joined Ropes & Gray, a global Top 50 law firm, as the Director of OD, where she was responsible for new associate orientation, training programs, the associate review system, partner development and all individual and team performance coaching for 2,000 lawyers and staff. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at the US division of Randstad, a Dutch company and the 2nd largest staffing firm in the world. In this role she oversaw all strategic talent management, M&A activity and HR operations for 3,000 people, as well as employee relations for 30,000 temporary workers.

Lisa is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College with a B.A in Russian Language and Literature.

Joe Balazs
Joe Balazs
Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing

Joe is responsible for all of Unitrends' engineering, support and manufacturing. Joe brings Unitrends over 30 years of impressive industry knowledge and experience, which has already proven invaluable during Balazs' tenure on Unitrends' Advisory Board. Balazs has contributed his expertise to expanding the backup and disaster recovery company in areas of business development, sales, marketing and technology strategies.

Prior to joining Unitrends, Joe served ten years as Sr. Director S/W Development in EMC's Midrange Storage Division. There, he directed five global development teams and was responsible for all EMC Midrange Storage replication and efficiency products from conception through development, release and support.

Dave LeClair
Dave LeClair
Vice President, Product Marketing

In his role at Unitrends, Dave is responsible for product marketing, content strategy and creation, web operations and field marketing. He has 25 years of experience developing and marketing servers, devices, software and services in the computing and communications industries with roles in strategy, product management and marketing and engineering. Dave is frequently referenced expert on cloud and business continuity solutions. Prior to Unitrends, Dave was Sr. Director of Strategy and Product Management at Stratus. He has also held senior executive roles at Avaya, NEC, and Internet Appliance Network.

Dave has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut.