Welcoming Chief Product Officer David Ngo to Backblaze

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Backblaze is happy to announce that David Ngo has joined our team as Chief Product Officer, a role responsible for spearheading the company’s global product management function, shaping the strategy, crafting the technology roadmap and overseeing execution. 

What David Brings to the Role

David is a software as a service (SaaS) data protection industry veteran with more than 25 years of global leadership experience. He previously served as the global chief technology officer (CTO) for Metallic, a division of Commvault, which provides data protection and cyber resilience as a service. He will play a pivotal role in guiding overall product direction for our existing customers as well as emerging needs as the company continues to succeed in moving upmarket.

I am pleased to welcome David as our new Chief Product Officer. David brings impressive engineering, design, and product leadership to Backblaze. He joins us at an exciting time as we help more customers break free from traditional cloud walled gardens and move to an open cloud ecosystem and empower them to do more with their data.


Ngo joins a team with an impressive track record of building and scaling products and solutions that excite customers, drive growth, and deliver impact. With over 500,000 customers and three billion gigabytes of data storage under management, Backblaze has built data storage products at industry leading pricing over the past 15 years. Ngo further expands the company’s leadership by bringing his vast cloud, infrastructure, and data management knowledge developed during his time leading global teams at Commvault.

David says of his new role: 

I am thrilled to lead the amazing product organization at Backblaze and to help accelerate growth for our company. I am committed to continuing the company’s impressive track record of building powerful products that support customers’ data needs and leading the industry towards an open cloud ecosystem.


About Backblaze

Backblaze makes it astonishingly easy to store, use, and protect data. The Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundation for businesses, developers, IT professionals, and individuals to store, back up and archive data, host content, manage media, build their applications, and more. With nearly two exabytes of data storage under management, the company currently works with close to 500,000 customers in over 175 countries. Founded in 2007, the company is based in San Mateo, CA. For more information, please go to www.backblaze.com.