The Top 25 Innovators Of 2013

CEO, Pure Storage

Pure Storage develops what it calls enterprise-class, all-flash storage arrays, including its new FlashArray 400 Series, based on its own software and commodity flash hardware. And with Dietzen at the helm, Pure Storage is not going unnoticed; the startup in August secured a whopping $150 million in investor funding, bringing its total value to roughly $1 billion.

Get the latest channel news to your inbox every morning with the CRN Daily newsletter.