Brian Ignomirello

Founder and CEO

Brian Ignomirello is the Founder & CEO of Symbolic IO. Hewlett-Packard’s former Storage CTO, he has helped shape the storage industry for the past 25 years.  Prior to starting Symbolic IO in early 2012, Brian founded Storagenix, an organization that focuses on incubation and development with key storage thought leaders around the world. He is still currently Chairman of the Board. Seen as a true innovator, Brian spent over four years as Hewlett-Packard’s Storage CTO, demonstrating his ability to translate technology benefits into true business, operational and financial benefits. 


Prior to HP, Brian held leadership engineering positions at both EMC in the early days, GiantLoop Networks and NetApp, during its development of Unified Storage. His development engineering team contains some of the brightest mathematicians and physicists on the planet. A frequent keynote speaker at conferences, Brian has also received numerous engineering related awards.