Oussama joined Arcserve in January 2016, and serves as the CTO responsible for setting the global product strategy, and managing the development and product management teams at Arcserve.
He has nearly 25 years of IT and R&D experience driving and achieving product strategy and roadmaps, acquisition of new technology, and developing strategic business partnerships in both Fortune 100 and emerging companies.
Previously, he held senior executive positions at EMC, Carbonite and Symantec where he led global engineering organizations and accelerated growth through harnessing innovative ideas, technology, and organic and inorganic product portfolio enhancements. In addition, Oussama has extensively consulted with software companies to help them develop and acquire the right technologies.
Oussama is co-author of Digital Data Integrity: The Evolution from Passive Protection to Active Management. Published by Wiley in 2007, it takes a unique look at data protection and management, highlighting the paradigm shift from simple backup and recovery to total data management, and serves as a guide to IT managers on how to plan cost-effective strategies for their data centers. The book also provides examples of immerging technologies that can keep the data center evolving while reducing the cost of operation for data management.
Oussama holds a Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of Saint Thomas and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science/Mathematics from Ripon College.