NovaStor’s Mike Andrews elected to Technology Council of Southern California’s Board of Directors

November 12th, 2008 by admin Leave a reply »

18 year industry veteran determined to raise awareness of the TCOSC and data protection industry

Simi Valley CA, November 12th 2008

NovaStor, a pioneer in data protection, today announced that Managing Director Mike Andrews was recently elected to the Technology Council of Southern California’s Board of Directors.

“I’m honored to be part of this innovative forum. NovaStor has been a member for the past several years and we have benefitted greatly from the networking opportunities, informative sessions and top rate events that the TSOSC has to offer,” says Mike Andrews, Managing Director US of NovaStor. “This nomination is a reflection of NovaStor’s leadership in our industry. I hope to be able to raise more awareness for data protection in general. Most computer users don’t fully understand the risks of losing their data and how easily data loss can be avoided.”

Mike Andrews was promoted to the position of Managing Director in January 2007, retaining the title of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, a position which he has held at NovaStor since July of 2000. He is responsible for the operations of NovaStor’s North American headquarters and for the global sales of NovaStor’s complete product line.

He is an 18 year veteran of the data security industry. Before NovaStor he held executive positions with a leading anti-virus and data encryption company. He is a co-founder of a system integration and services company and currently sits on the board of Paradox, a non-profit organization that furnishes under privileged students with computers and professional training.

The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has a 15-year history of supporting technology companies across the region. For more information visit

About Novastor

NovaStor is a leading, international provider of software solutions for data availability and protection. NovaStor provides software, SaaS solutions and services for local and online backup, restore and retention of business-critical data. Clients include home, mobile, and SMB users, service providers as well as international corporates. NovaStor’s cost-effective solutions are platform- and hardware-independent and ensure that optimal technological and economical use is gained from the customer’s existing and future IT environment. NovaStor is headquartered in Switzerland (Rotkreuz), has offices in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (Simi Valley), and is represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.


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Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA

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