Job Title: Founder & Chief Evangelist
Kelly Murphy has 19 years experience founding and leading disruptive venture backed technology companies. In 1998 Murphy founded Marrakech, the first SaaS platform that offered on-demand procurement and supply chain systems to over 30,000 trading partners including some of the world’s largest retailers, consumer food producers, packaging companies and utilities. After selling Marrakech in 2007, he turned his sights on the storage industry. In 2009, Murphy co-founded HyperGrid — a pioneer of software-defined storage, Hyper-converged Infrastructure and the first HyperConverged Infrastructure as a Service that is set to disrupt the traditional IT infrastructure industry. Currently, he serves on HyperGrid's Board of Directors and is also the Chief Evangelist. Originally from Canada, Murphy obtained his BS in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University.