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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Recent Posts


Customer Review: Linemaster Switch, an equipment manufacturer, shares experience using Reduxio

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

This post, based on an in-depth Q&A session with Linemaster Switch IT manager Keith Worthington, is part of an ongoing series highlighting feedback from real Reduxio customers.


The Road to Simplicity: Converging Primary and Secondary Storage

Mike Grandinetti - Tuesday, February 20, 2018

In the space of storing, managing and protecting data, different approaches for handling information are used. The advent of cloud has brought in compelling benefits, but the amount of data that organizations continue to store is growing exponentially, resulting in mostly unrelated solutions that have lead to the rise of Hybrid IT. On the Data Protection side, Businesses increasingly demand 100% uptime with no data loss, or what IDC refers to as the "new race to zero" – 0 RPO and 0 RTO.


Instant Recovery is the way to go | Reduxio Customer Review

Mike Grandinetti - Monday, February 12, 2018

Customer Review: The US’s largest public utility shares their experience in using Reduxio

This post is part of an ongoing series highlighting feedback from real Reduxio customers.


Revolutionizing Troubleshooting | Reduxio Customer Review

Mike Grandinetti - Friday, January 19, 2018

Customer Review: Line Master Shares Their Experience With Reduxio

This post is part of an ongoing series highlighting feedback from real Reduxio customers.


Letting the Customers Speak on our Behalf: Reduxio’s Customer Centric Approach

Mike Grandinetti - Thursday, January 11, 2018

“The customer is always right.”

It’s so easy to say, but much harder to embody consistently day in, day out, year after year. It’s what separate the average companies only trying to make a buck from the great companies making our lives better. Regardless of whether you are buying something for yourself or your family with your own hard-earned money, or whether you are investing your company’s money into an IT infrastructure or business app, it’s always important to know a company can deliver...


The Data Storage Industry in review and what to expect from Reduxio in 2018

Mike Grandinetti - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The new role of Data Storage

Companies and organizations of all sizes are drowning in a relentless deluge of data. Mankind has created more data in the past 18 months than in all of history — it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around this statistic — and this trend will continue to grow as more industries become part of the digital economy.


There’s Something Happening Here: Reduxio Wins Coveted Innovation Award

Mike Grandinetti - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The iconic rock band, Buffalo Springfield the 1997 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee that was the predecessor to Crosby, Still, Nash and Young, was led by Stephen Stills and Neil Young. The song “For What It’s Worth”, written by Stills in 1967, for many symbolizes the changing of an era.

Recently, the top global IT analyst firms, notably Forrester and IDC, have written in-depth research notes that describe the changing of an era in data storage, management and protection and highlight...


Another respected expert weighs in: Gartner includes Reduxio in its 'Continuous Data Protection' Category

Mike Grandinetti - Monday, November 20, 2017

Two weeks ago, Forrester Research published the report, “3 Vendors Disrupting the Secondary Storage and Data Protection Space”. I wrote this blog post explaining why Forrester came to conclude that Reduxio was deserving of this distinction. 


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.