15-Year TiVo Veteran Joins Backblaze Brian Beach—former VP of R&D, Technology and Principal Engineer at TiVo—joins Backblaze to continue innovation of its unique Storage Pods and advance additional cloud storage initiatives
San Mateo, California – October 29, 2013 –Backblaze, a leading online backup provider, today announced it has added TiVo (NASDAQ: TiVo) veteran Brian Beach to its team as distinguished engineer. At TiVo, Beach was hired in the prestigious role of principal engineer, a title given to fewer than five percent of engineers at the company, and later served as vice president of research and development. He spent nearly 15 years at TiVo, architecting the product when the company had just 15 employees and was not yet commercially available and leading teams in ongoing innovation. At Backblaze, which recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of its 1.0 offering, Beach will work directly with the company’s five founding executives and accomplished engineering team.