picture and biography (proposed)

This is for the Hong Kong press and analysts:

Nick Kirsch has over 9 years experience designing and building distributed systems. Nick joined Isilon in 2002 as an engineer and participated in the development of version 1.0 of the Isilon OneFS operating system. Nick spent 2003-2006 designing the infrastructure and building a team dedicated to system configuration and management as a Development Lead and Engineering Manager. In 2007, Nick built a team of 15 engineers focused on Isilon’s SyncIQ disaster recovery product before leading the Software Engineering organization as the Director of Software. In April of 2008, Nick moved to Isilon’s Product Management group to focus on maintaining and extending Isilon’s technology and product lead in clustered storage. Before Isilon, Nick spent 3 years at InsynQ, Inc. as Director of Development. Nick holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Puget Sound and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

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