Iron Mountain Appoints Fidelma Russo as Chief Technology Officer
BOSTON – Feb. 8, 2017 – Iron Mountain® Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader for storage and information management services, today announced Fidelma Russo as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Russo will officially join the company in mid-March after leaving Dell EMC, where she served as senior vice president and general manager for the technology company’s Enterprise Storage and Software business.
In her new role as Iron Mountain’s CTO, Russo will provide the leadership, vision and roadmap for how technology can further strengthen the company’s current and future product offerings, service delivery and overall business. Russo will serve as a member of Iron Mountain’s senior executive team reporting directly to President and CEO William L. Meaney.
“We’re very excited Fidelma is joining our team,” said Meaney. “She is a proven technologist and business leader that will help us to further integrate technology into our product offerings and service operations so that we stay ahead of our customers’ evolving storage and information management needs. Our customers increasingly want greater control over and value from the information and other assets they trust us to store and manage. Fidelma and her team will ensure we deliver on those expectations, creating transformative business opportunities for both our customers and Iron Mountain.”
In her most recent role, Russo led Dell EMC’s Enterprise Storage and Software Solutions team. She was able to drive significant business growth through focused product sales, investments in disruptive technologies and markets, and through workforce globalization and service delivery automation.
Prior to EMC, she was Chief Operating Officer for Sepaton/HDS, a provider of storage and software products and services, where she drove significant year-over-year growth for the company’s intelligent data protection products and also helped raise more than $25 million in venture funding to spur that growth. She has also held senior business and technology leadership roles at HP, Sun Microsystems/Oracle, Data General Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation.
“I’m thrilled to join Iron Mountain,” said Russo. “The company has a reputation and track record for security and trust that is unparalleled, helping its customers to succeed by protecting what matters most to them. And Iron Mountain shares my passion for leveraging technology to drive innovation in improving and enhancing products and services to create a better customer experience. That passion, and commitment to bringing it to life, have me excited to join the company.”
Russo earned an engineering degree from University College Cork (Ireland) and holds a masters in Computer Science from Boston University. She holds two US patents and serves on the board of Wolters Kluwer BV.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 230,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain’s real estate network comprises more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in 46 countries dedicated to protecting and preserving what matters most for its customers. Iron Mountain’s solutions portfolio includes records management, data management, document management, data centers , art storage and logistics , and secure shredding , helping organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including critical business documents, electronic information, medical data and cultural and historical artifacts. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.