Evan Powell


Evan Powell is the CEO and Co-Founder of StackStorm. With 15+ years experience in infrastructure software, Evan was previously the founding CEO of Nexenta Systems, where he helped create the software defined storage market and achieved over $350M of annual partner sales.

Prior to Nexenta, Evan co-founded Clarus Systems, the leading provider of enterprise software for next generation, real time communications. Clarus is now a division of Riverbed.

Evan holds a BA from Williams College and a MBA from the IESE Business School at the University of Navarra in Spain. He was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the leading European venture fund Finaves in 2010 and was named one of the Top Ten Leaders in Storage in 2012.