Leadership2018-09-24T18:00:44+00:00

Leadership

Leadership

Carv Moore
Carv MooreChief Executive Officer
Carv Moore is CEO of Compellon. Prior to this role, he served as an independent board member of the company. Carv brings extensive experience having served as president, chief operating officer, or as a senior executive at many leading software and technology services companies. A proven winner, he has guided a number of companies to successful exits including BMC Software Enterprise Systems, Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle), SeeBeyond (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Novell, Cambridge Technology Partners (acquired by Novell), and Excell Data Corporation (acquired by Cambridge Technology Partners). Prior to these roles, he spent eight years at IBM in a variety of sales and executive positions. Carv has a BA in English from University of California, Los Angeles. Carv’s outside passions include family, golf, helicopter skiing, boating, travel, and all things football.
Ken Charhut
Ken CharhutExecutive Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer
Ken co-founded Compellon and currently is Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer of the company. A proven organizational and strategic leader with an impressive record of 8 successful exits, he brings over 25 years of experience in executive positions at leading technology and life sciences companies. Prior to Compellon, Ken was CEO of MindFrame, a startup that developed breakthrough products for treatment of ischemic stroke. MindFrame was successfully acquired by Covidien 18 months after he joined. Ken has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a MBA from the University of Chicago. His outside passions include family, travel, skiing, and golf.
Mark Pollard
Mark PollardChief Customer Officer
Mark co-founded Compellon and is Chief Customer Officer for the company. He brings over 25 years of proven experience in executive positions at leading software, SaaS, and hardware technology companies. Mark’s record of accomplishments includes 5 successful exits. Prior to Compellon, Mark was SVP of Sales and Marketing for SaaS-based learning company Altus 365 and has held executive sales and marketing roles at technology leaders Adaptec, Snap Appliance, Western Digital, and Seagate. Mark has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. His outside interests include family, basketball, skiing, and travel.
Dr. Nikolai Lyashenko (Liachenko), Ph.D
Dr. Nikolai Lyashenko (Liachenko), Ph.DChief Data Scientist
Dr. Dr. Lyashenko co-founded Compellon and is Chief Scientist of the company. A prominent expert on data science and information theory, Dr. Liachenko brings over 25 years of experience working on large complex data analysis for leading organizations such as General Electric, Hitachi, and the World Health Organization. He has held leadership positions at a number of companies and institutions including MEDecision, Metadata, University of St. Petersburg, The Russian Academy of Sciences, and George Mason University. Dr. Liachenko is 1 of only 12 lifetime members of the Academy of Engineering Innovations in St. Petersburg, Russia, and is a member of the IEEE and AAAI societies in the United States. Dr. Lianchenko received his Ph.D. and post-doctorate degrees in mathematics from the University of St. Petersburg, Russia with specialties in software and knowledge engineering, data analysis, algorithmic design, and the development of AI systems. He has written over 70 publications and holds 25 foreign patents and 2 pending US patents.
Patrick McDaniel
Patrick McDanielVice President, Product Strategy & Technology
Patrick is VP of Product Strategy and Technology for the company. He brings over 20 years of experience and a history of successful deliveries of numerous revenue generating product strategies from concept to rollout. Prior to Compellon, Patrick was EVP of Product Strategy and Technology for InHouse, Inc., a SaaS platform in the financial services space, President of True North Technology Group, a consulting group focused on product delivery in the financial services space, and DIO/CTO for Option One Mortgage Corp. When not working with the fantastic team at Compellon, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 sons, yacht racing, playing hockey, video games, and spending time with friends drinking good wine.
Carv Moore
Carv MooreChief Executive Officer
Carv Moore is CEO of Compellon. Prior to this role, he served as an independent board member of the company. Carv brings extensive experience having served as president, chief operating officer, or as a senior executive at many leading software and technology services companies. A proven winner, he has guided a number of companies to successful exits including BMC Software Enterprise Systems, Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle), SeeBeyond (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Novell, Cambridge Technology Partners (acquired by Novell), and Excell Data Corporation (acquired by Cambridge Technology Partners). Prior to these roles, he spent eight years at IBM in a variety of sales and executive positions. Carv has a BA in English from University of California, Los Angeles. Carv’s outside passions include family, golf, helicopter skiing, boating, travel, and all things football.
Ken Charhut
Ken CharhutExecutive Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer
Ken co-founded Compellon and currently is Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer of the company. A proven organizational and strategic leader with an impressive record of 8 successful exits, he brings over 25 years of experience in executive positions at leading technology and life sciences companies. Prior to Compellon, Ken was CEO of MindFrame, a startup that developed breakthrough products for treatment of ischemic stroke. MindFrame was successfully acquired by Covidien 18 months after he joined. Ken has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a MBA from the University of Chicago. His outside passions include family, travel, skiing, and golf.
Mark Pollard
Mark PollardChief Customer Officer
Mark co-founded Compellon and is Chief Customer Officer for the company. He brings over 25 years of proven experience in executive positions at leading software, SaaS, and hardware technology companies. Mark’s record of accomplishments includes 5 successful exits. Prior to Compellon, Mark was SVP of Sales and Marketing for SaaS-based learning company Altus 365 and has held executive sales and marketing roles at technology leaders Adaptec, Snap Appliance, Western Digital, and Seagate. Mark has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. His outside interests include family, basketball, skiing, and travel.
Dr. Nikolai Lyashenko (Liachenko), Ph.D
Dr. Nikolai Lyashenko (Liachenko), Ph.DChief Data Scientist
Dr. Dr. Lyashenko co-founded Compellon and is Chief Scientist of the company. A prominent expert on data science and information theory, Dr. Liachenko brings over 25 years of experience working on large complex data analysis for leading organizations such as General Electric, Hitachi, and the World Health Organization. He has held leadership positions at a number of companies and institutions including MEDecision, Metadata, University of St. Petersburg, The Russian Academy of Sciences, and George Mason University. Dr. Liachenko is 1 of only 12 lifetime members of the Academy of Engineering Innovations in St. Petersburg, Russia, and is a member of the IEEE and AAAI societies in the United States. Dr. Lianchenko received his Ph.D. and post-doctorate degrees in mathematics from the University of St. Petersburg, Russia with specialties in software and knowledge engineering, data analysis, algorithmic design, and the development of AI systems. He has written over 70 publications and holds 25 foreign patents and 2 pending US patents.
Patrick McDaniel
Patrick McDanielVice President, Product Strategy & Technology
Patrick is VP of Product Strategy and Technology for the company. He brings over 20 years of experience and a history of successful deliveries of numerous revenue generating product strategies from concept to rollout. Prior to Compellon, Patrick was EVP of Product Strategy and Technology for InHouse, Inc., a SaaS platform in the financial services space, President of True North Technology Group, a consulting group focused on product delivery in the financial services space, and DIO/CTO for Option One Mortgage Corp. When not working with the fantastic team at Compellon, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 sons, yacht racing, playing hockey, video games, and spending time with friends drinking good wine.
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