Mike Grandinetti

Mike Grandinetti is Chief Marketing & Corporate Strategy officer at Reduxio. He has a unique cross-disciplinary background. He has deep operating experience as a serial venture capital – backed entrepreneur across five very successful ventures, was involved as an early team member in the launch of several successful new businesses within Hewlett-Packard, holds long-standing faculty appointments at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Hult International Business School. He also served as a senior management consultant with McKinsey. As a serial entrepreneur, Mike was involved in the formation of 7 advanced technology start-ups and has helped lead five venture-backed start-up companies to successful exits (twice a multiple exit) for his VC investors, inlcuding 2 NASDAQ IPOs and 5 high multiple trade sales to strategics. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor to numerous global start-ups and VC firms across the IT, and is Managing Director of StartupNEXT Boston and a Community Impact Fellow with OpenIDEO.
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The Experts Agree: Reduxio is A Disruptive ‘Data Management’ Innovator

Mike Grandinetti - Thursday, November 09, 2017

On November 8 I’ll be moderating a panel on cloud computing at the America’s Growth Capital investors conference in Boston, and also delivering a talk about Reduxio’s Unified Primary and Secondary Storage. While I prepare for this premier event for venture capital, growth capital, and private equity investors, it’s given me an opportunity to reflect on recent analyst and media coverage about Reduxio. It’s rare when subject matter experts and key opinion leaders agree on anything — yet in the...


Reduxio Positioned as One of Three Vendors Disrupting Integrated Secondary Storage and Data Protection

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

 

Forrester Research has identified Reduxio as a company “gaining market acceptance by delivering advanced capabilities to address specific problems in the secondary storage and data protection space”1 in the October, 2017 report, “Three Vendors Disrupting Integrated Secondary Storage and Data Protection” by Naveen Chhabra with Glenn O’Donnell, William McKeon-white, and Bill Nagel.


Reduxio Wins MARTECH's Stackie Award

Mike Grandinetti - Wednesday, October 04, 2017

I have been leading startup marketing and strategy teams in the enterprise tech space across eight consecutive new ventures for 25 years. With the exception of the primary focus of delivering exceptional value to your customer, virtually everything in that time frame has changed profoundly in terms of how to staff, organize and manage a marketing team for maximum market impact in the Permanent Fast Forward, Digital and Social world we now find ourselves in.When I was asked to join Reduxio by...


Things Storage Admins Don't Have To Do Anymore [PART 2]

Mike Grandinetti - Friday, July 07, 2017

 

In our first part of this  Blog, we introduced the first 6 tedious and unproductive things that Storage Administrators don't have to do anymore thanks to Reduxio. Since Reduxio launched TimeOS 3.0 last week and added new amazing capabilities such as NoRestore™ and NoMigrate it makes sense that we keep building up this list.

 


Things Storage Admins Don't Have To Do Anymore [PART 1]

Mike Grandinetti - Monday, June 26, 2017

Digital technologies, combined with user experience design, have had a huge positive impact in our daily lives. They’ve been responsible for the removal of countless inconveniences, from having to memorizing phone numbers, to getting lost while driving, to having to go to the supermarket for groceries, having to go to Blockbuster to rent a movie, or waiting forever in the rain for a taxi.  As consumers, we now have the benefit of far more satisfying and pleasant experiences in our lives as a...


High Tech Mergers and Acquisitions and the Death of Shareholder Value

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Here’s something to think about. If you knew in advance, statistically, that by acquiring a company,  post-merger, these two things could happen: (1) your own company’s profit margins, earnings growth, and return on capital will fall behind that of your industry peers in the three years following the deal; and (2) in that same three years, the stock returns of your merged company will be, on average, 24% lower than the returns for rival acquirers that you actually beat out on the deal, would...


The US tech industry must have the freedom to hire at will

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Reduxio’s POV on the recent Executive Order on Immigration and its implications for innovation 


How to Run a Hackathon to Boost Innovation Within Your Company

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hackathons are great learning environments for aspiring entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, marketers and corporate change agents - essentially anyone and everyone involved in the creative process of innovating. This post explores how both participants and companies can benefit significantly from a hackathon, and explains how you can start organizing hackathons within your company.


Why I Signed Up For Reduxio’s Data Storage Revolution

Mike Grandinetti - Saturday, February 27, 2016

When it comes to the tech start-up community, I think it is fair to say I have been around the block, and seen a lot of “game-changing” start-ups over the years.

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