Nebula to Hire Engineers after Raising Funding

After securing venture financing from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Highland Capital Partners, Nebula, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of a hardware appliance that enables businesses to deploy large OpenStack private cloud computing infrastructures, is expanding its team in Palo Alto, Calif. and Seattle, Wash.

To this end, the company has appointed Jose Guardado as director of recruiting. It intends to grow to fifty engineers, scientists and executives in the next year (

Launched in July 2011 by CEO Chris C. Kemp, VP Business Development Steve O’Hara and Devin Carlen, Nebula has developed a hardware appliance that allows any business to build a massive private computing cloud from hundreds or thousands of inexpensive commodity servers.
It was seeded by Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram.

Guardado joins the company from Google, where he was a senior technical recruiter supporting engineering for Google Platforms and Infrastructure.
Nebula recently hired:
Tres Henry, Principal Engineer,
Daniel Ford, Principal Storage Architect, and
Matt Gambardella, who designed search engine servers and infrastructure for Microsoft.



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