BMC Software has chosen Chris Gahagan, formerly of Sterling Software, has joined the company as vice president and general manager of Recovery and Storage Management. Gahagan will drive the marketing vision for all products related to recovery and storage management, which includes BMC Software’s storage networking strategies.
Gahagan was vice president and chief technology officer at Sterling Software. Prior to his work with Sterling, Gahagan was chief software architect for Spectra Logic Corporation. During his tenure with the company, he facilitated the development of Alexandria, the company's flagship backup product
“Chris has the right combination of technical and strategic experience in storage and recovery to drive this division and catapult our vision for storage management, which is one of BMC Software’s key corporate initiatives for this fiscal year. He is going to be an incredible asset to our company,” said Max Watson, CEO of BMC.
Gahagan obtained a bachelor's of science degree in computer science from Colorado State University.
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BMC Software is a Forbes 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, with fiscal year 2000 revenues exceeding $1.7 billion. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices worldwide.