President and CEO
President and CEO
Nobuo Kita is Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of SIOS Technology and President and CEO of its parent company, SIOS Technology Group. Nobuo is also founder and member of the board of directors of Mozilla Japan, an affiliate of Mozilla Foundation/Mozilla Corp., the world’s most successful open source software development organization. Nobuo is also on the board of directors of Seasar Foundation, which is the largest open source software developers’ community in Japan. Prior to his current position with SIOS, Nobuo was the CEO of Northern Lights Computer, a pioneer in Linux and system integration services in Japan. Northern Lights merged with Ten Art-ni Corporation which became SIOS Technology. Nobuo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology.
Sr. VP Worldwide Sales & Business Development
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Business Development
Takafumi (Taka) Noso leads the Engineering team for developing High Availability software products. Taka has over 20 years experience in software engineering here at SIOS, including over 10 years experience leading the engineering team for High Availability software. Taka worked in the Tokyo, Japan office and managed several technical teams including Development team, and Professional Service team/Technical Support team. Taka currently works in the Columbia, South Carolina office and heads the Global Engineering team in the Japan and the US offices. Taka holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Informatics from Kansai University.
Vice President, Global Marketing
Frank Jablonski leads SIOS Technology Corp. marketing and communications activities worldwide. His career spans more than 20 years and includes driving worldwide go-to-market development and execution targeting SMB, Growth Market, and Enterprise companies and development of direct, 2-tier channels, and MSP channels in the Information Technology market. He is well-versed in backup, recovery, replication, high availability, continuous data protection, data encryption, deduplication, storage, tape, disk, cloud, virtualization, cataloging and audit reporting. He has held senior level marketing and product management positions with a wide range of companies including Acronis, Syncsort, CA, FilesX, Genuity, and EMC.
Most recently, he served as the VP of Global Product Marketing at Acronis where he built and lead the strategy, development, and delivery of content driving awareness, demand generation, messaging, competitive positioning, and marketing to grow market share and revenue across all Acronis on-premises and cloud products. Frank holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
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Products and Marketing
SVP, Products and Marketing
Michael Bilancieri is SVP, Products and Marketing, for SIOS, leading the company’s vision, strategy, and execution for products and services. He has been in product management for nearly 20 years, with 4 successful company exits. With his deep technical and business experience, he has a strong track record of driving delivery of market-leading products and articulating their value resulting in broad market awareness and adoption. Michael has an extensive background in the high availability market, having led products and services at Marathon Technologies. Before joining SIOS, he was most recently President and CEO of Carbon Black Federal, Inc., a subsidiary of Carbon Black, Inc. (formerly Bit9). During his tenure at Carbon Black as Senior Director, Product Management, he defined and delivered innovative, market-defining security solutions and built a world-class product team. His experience also includes product leadership roles at Imprivata, Marathon Technologies (acquired by Stratus), Double-Take Software (acquired by Carbonite), and HighGround Systems (acquired by Sun Microsystems). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children.
VP, Customer Experience
Cassius Rhue leads the Customer Experience team responsible for customer success spanning pre-sales, post-sales and professional services engagements ensuring that the customer experience with SIOS, our products and delivery exceed expectations. With over 19 years of experience here at SIOS and a keen focus on the customer, Cassius’ significant skills, and deep knowledge in software engineering, development, design, and deployment specifically in the HA/DR space are instrumental in addressing customer issues and driving their success with us. He has a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC.
Rika Marrazzo joined SIOS in 2006, and has been responsible for the company’s overall accounting operations, as well as for financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, etc. and has contributed to the major upgrade of the company’s financial system to improve efficiency of accounting operations.
Prior to SIOS, she worked as a staff accountant and later became an accounting manager supporting the US subsidiaries of Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd, which included a US holding company and a supply chain management company.
She holds a master’s degree in international business management form the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and currently works in the San Mateo, California office.