Instor Brings On Nabeel Mahmood as CIO

by | Mar 16, 2021

Instor Solutions, a provider of rapid and optimized data center deployments and services, announced today the addition of Nabeel Mahmood as the company’s Chief Information Officer.  Mahmood will be responsible for leading the delivery of solutions that will continue to drive innovation for Instor’s customers and partners.

A well-known and innovative technologist, Mahmood will focus his unique skillset on accelerating the development of Instor’s new critical infrastructure solutions and will also be responsible for the rollout of Instor’s new Cloud platforms and other services to meet the demands of next generation data centers globally.

“Since becoming President of Instor, I’ve been extremely proud of our team’s accomplishments. As the data center ecosystem continues to go through rapid changes, Nabeel will complement our team’s expertise,” said Jack Vonich, President, Instor Solutions. “Our clients and partners are ecstatic that Nabeel is going to be an integral part of our vision.”

Mahmood brings to Instor more than twenty years of leading large-scale global technology organizations through rapid changes and growth via M&A and global expansion. Throughout his career he has guided companies through transformation changes, connecting IT to the needs of the business, technology innovation, Big Data, Cloud, AI, Mobility and Data Centers. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for SCB Global and United Security bank.  He is also the host of the popular digital infrastructure podcast, Nomad Futurist.

“I feel very fortunate to join such a great team at Instor,” said Nabeel Mahmood. “Jack’s guidance and leadership continues to position Instor to be a leading provider of data infrastructure. Our vision is to build on Instor’s impressive trajectory, continually evolve our range of products and services that allow for quick and material ROI and value add for our customers and provide the first-class service at every step of the journey. It’s Instor’s long history of integrity in serving clients that mattered most to me.”

In addition to Mahmood’s appointment, Instor has made several additional senior leadership changes in support of the company’s operating model to enhance sales, service, and customer functions by geography, as well as to support its long-term growth strategy:

  • Garrick McPherson has been promoted to Vice President of Sales.
  • Darryl Reynolds has been promoted to Vice President, Data Infrastructure Services.

“Instor’s success, in terms of the value the company provides to its customers and the level of interest it’s drawn over the past two decades, is a direct result of the hard work of all Instor employees and the vision its leadership team has put in place,” said Bob Hancock, Chairman, Instor. “On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I want to congratulate these individuals as they prepare us for Instor’s exciting next phase.”

“It’s Instor’s long history of integrity in serving clients that mattered most to me.”

Nabeel Mahmood

CIO, Instor

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