Industry veteran Steve Mackey to lead partner organisation

Chippenham, Wiltshire – 2nd September, Arkivum, the leading provider of long-term assured digital archiving solutions, today announces the appointment of Steve Mackey to lead the company’s channel sales and partner organisation initiatives.

“Steve’s wealth of experience across sales, product marketing and business management will be invaluable in defining and delivering Arkivum’s strategy for developing and building our partner community,” commented Jim Cook, CEO of Arkivum. “Steve will lead activities to build a comprehensive partner programme that will enable independent software vendors, consultants, integrators and service providers to deliver Arkivum solutions to universities and other higher education institutions as well to biomedical organisations.”

Mackey joins Arkivum from Spectra Logic, a storage vendor specialising in long term archiving, where he was responsible for all business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. An engineering and marketing graduate with over 17 years’ experience in the storage industry, Steve has held a number of business, product marketing and sales management positions during his tenures with IBM, DEC, Grau, ADIC and Quantum.