Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerPeter Tassiopoulos is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chairman of the Board, positions he has held since November 14, 2018. Mr. Tassiopoulos served as President of the Company and Vice Chairman from December 1, 2014 until his appointment to CEO. He was CEO of Sphere 3D from March of 2013 to December 2014. Having moved to the Role of Vice Chairman and President, he continuesMr. Tassiopoulos has a well-established career in business development, sales management, and finance. Over the last 20 years Mr. Tassiopoulos has served as the founder or co-founder, director and/or as a senior executive of multiple companies covering a diverse array of industries. He has been a speaker and served on various panels at the United Nations, including "Age of Connectivity: Cities, Magnets of Hope….Imagining the Possible", Mobile Health Management and, Digital Health. Mr. Tassiopoulos is responsible for the execution of the Company’s business plan and providing strategic leadership and direction.
Chief Financial OfficerKurt Kalbfleisch joined Sphere 3D as Chief Financial Officer in December 2014. Prior to that, Kurt was with Overland Storage from December 1993 until November 2014 and served as Overland’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kurt is responsible for the company’s finance, accounting, legal, and facilities operations. During his tenure at Overland, Kurt has also served in several key management roles in cost accounting and finance. Prior to joining Overland, Kurt was a manufacturing budget analyst for McDonnell Douglas Corp. Kurt earned his MBA from the University of San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in Business from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.