President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors
Faye Pairman has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in the storage industry. Prior to joining Panasas in 2010, she was senior vice president and general manager of the storage business unit at Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, which acquired 3ware, where she had previously served as president and chief executive officer.
While at 3ware, Faye overhauled the company’s technology roadmap and operating plan to capitalize on market realignment and leverage advances in disk storage technology—resulting in revenue growth of more than 300 percent.
Before joining 3ware, she spent eight years at Adaptec in a number of senior marketing and general management positions. She managed the company’s largest and most profitable controller business, with annual revenue totaling more than $600 million.
Faye holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of the Pacific and an MBA from Harvard Business School.