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Eric Kelly
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sphere 3D
Eric Kelly has served as CEO and chairman of Sphere 3D since the company's merger with Overland Storage in December 2014. Mr. Kelly served as Overland Storage's CEO since January 2009, its President & CEO since January 2010 and as a board member since November 2007. Prior to joining Overland Storage, Mr. Kelly was President of Silicon Valley Management Partners Inc., a management consulting and M&A advisory firm which he co-founded in 2007. He is a seasoned executive with over 35 years of experience in the technology industry.

Mr. Kelly served two terms, from 2013 to 2016, on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Council, where he offered advice and counsel to the Obama administration on strategies and policy recommendations on ways to promote and advance U.S. manufacturing globally, and from 2013-2014 he was appointed to President Obama’s White House Advanced Manufacturing Steering Committee. He is also serving on the Board of Directors-San Jose State University, is a member of the Global Leadership Council for San Jose State University’s Lucas College and Graduate School of Business and serves on the Advisory Board for San Francisco State University Graduate School of Business. He earned an MBA from San Francisco State University and a B.S. in Business Management from San Jose State University.

Peter Tassiopoulos
Vice Chairman and President
Peter Tassiopoulos was CEO of Sphere 3D from March of 2013 to December 2014. Having moved to the Role of Vice Chairman and President, he continues a well-established career in business development, sales management, and finance. Over the last 20 years Mr. Tassiopoulos has served as the founder or co-founder, director and/or as a senior executive of multiple companies covering a diverse array of industries. He has been a speaker and served on various panels at the United Nations, including "Age of Connectivity: Cities, Magnets of Hope….Imagining the Possible", Mobile Health Management and, Digital Health. Mr. Tassiopoulos is responsible for the execution of the Company’s business plan and providing strategic leadership and direction.

Kurt L. Kalbfleisch
Chief Financial Officer
Kurt Kalbfleisch joined Sphere 3D as Chief Financial Officer in December 2014. Prior to that, Kurt was with Overland Storage from December 1993 until November 2014 and served as Overland’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kurt is responsible for the company’s finance, accounting, legal, and facilities operations. During his tenure at Overland, Kurt has also served in several key management roles in cost accounting and finance. Prior to joining Overland, Kurt was a manufacturing budget analyst for McDonnell Douglas Corp. Kurt earned his MBA from the University of San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in Business from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.