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Storability Taps Compaq Vets for Top Posts

Storability, a Southborough, Mass., provider of data storage management technology and services, has named John Rando chairman and Tim Leisman president and CEO.

Leisman replaces co-founder Matthew Westover, who retains his seat on the board of directors.

"John and Tim bring to Storability a deep knowledge of the software and services markets," said Todd Dagres, of Battery Ventures, a Storability investor. "Attracting this world-class management team underscores Storability's momentum, the strength of its technology, and the value the company delivers."

Rando has 24 years of senior IT leadership. He helped establish and lead Digital's services division. Following the merger with Compaq, Rando served as a vice president of Compaq's services division.

He holds a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a master's degree in management from Northwestern University.

Leisman has 20 years industry experience. Previously, he was president and CEO at Infinite Content, an i2 business-to-business software company. He also help leadership posts in Compaq's outsourcing division and Digital's software and services group.

He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Storability was founded in February 2000. The firm is privately held and venture-backed by Battery Ventures, Madison Dearborn, Sprout, and Technology Partners.