With heads in the clouds and feet on the ground, our management team is poised for the future.

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Jeff DrazanChairman

Jeff is the Managing Partner of Bertram Capital. He was previously a co-founder and Managing Director of Sierra Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm with $1.5 billion under management. Prior to Sierra, Jeff served in a variety of operations and R&D management positions at both AT&T and Bell Laboratories.

Jeff has served as a Director of Centex Telemanagement (CNTX - acquired by MFS), Stratacom (STRM - acquired by Cisco), On Assignment (ASGN), Micromuse (MUSE - acquired by IBM), ConvergeNet (acquired by Dell), Combinet (acquired by Cisco), Quinta (acquired by Seagate), Vertel (VRTL), ParAcer (acquired by Stratos Lightwave), FrontBridge (acquired by MicroSoft), Sychip (acquired by Murata), Micro Power (acquired by Westin Presidio), American Fiber Systems (acquired by Vayo), Valere Power (acquired by Eltek - ELTK.NO), Theravance (THRX), Digital Generation Systems (DGIT), Power Distribution, Inc. (acquired by Smiths Group LTD), Extrusion Dies, Inc. (acquired by Nordson Corporation), and Author Solutions Inc. (acquired by Pearson plc), Paula's Choice (majority recap to TA Associates), One Distribution (sold to K-Swiss)

Jeff currently serves as a Director of Spireon (fleet management), Maxcess (manufacturing), Clarus Glassboards (Architectural Glass), Rowmark (Plastics), ECS (E-Commerce - European auto parts) and Creative Drive (E-Commerce Content Management).

The Morpheus Story

As the first truly unified ops orchestration platform on the market, Morpheus was built to solve problems nobody was adequately solving.
Morpheus was born out of necessity and architected by DevOps and Cloud Computing practitioners for their own use. The platform originated inside of Bertram Capital, a San Mateo-based private equity firm with more than $1 Billion in capital and investments in dozens of portfolio companies.
Bertram Labs is a world-class team of software developers and ops professionals whose sole purpose is to rapidly implement IT solutions to fuel the growth of the Bertram portfolio. In 2010, that team needed a 100% infrastructure agnostic cloud management platform which would integrate with the DevOps tools they were using to develop and deploy applications for a range of customers on an unpredictable mix of heterogeneous infrastructure. Such a tool didn’t exist so Bertram Labs created their own solution…
Enter Morpheus Data: Imagine the power of a scrappy stealth startup with 5 years of proven history, plenty of funding and a software platform already proven in thousands of application deployments?
In 2015, Morpheus Data was spun-out of Bertram and has quickly grown to what it is today, a stand-alone company serving some of the largest Fortune 1000 companies and Service Providers in the world. We offer IT leaders, CloudOps and DevOps teams capabilities they never thought possible: instant self-service provisioning across bare metal, VM, and containerized deployments spanning on-premises, hosted, and public clouds.
With built-in analytics, automation, and best-in-class integrations Morpheus provides a systematic solution to optimize resources, enable governance, accelerate workflows, and modernize applications.
To learn more, visit our customer page or check out our solution showcase
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Pete BeecherPresident

Pete oversees all of Morpheus’ sales efforts. Prior to Morpheus, Pete worked at Cisco for more than 15 years where he served in a variety of senior leadership positions, most recently serving as Director of Collaboration Channel Sales. Prior to Cisco, Pete held various roles in direct sales and channel sales with different manufacturers. Pete holds a bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University, an MBA from University of Phoenix and a CISSP (certified information system security professional) certificate.

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Brad ParksVP, Marketing and Business Development

Brad leads marketing and go-to-market, working with customers, influencers, sales and channel partners. Previously, Brad had 10+ years at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, most recently leading global marketing for Storage and Big Data. While at HPE, Brad was part of the team that successfully acquired and scaled 3PAR and Nimble Storage. He has also held IT leadership and engineering roles as a customer. Brad holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University, an MSIT from Regis University, and an MBA from the University of Denver.

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David EstesVP Engineering

David leads project development, integration and new technology development for Morpheus Data. Prior to Morpheus, David was a senior developer and started a software consulting company which designed and developed software for industries including accounting, inventory management, social media and mobile platform development. David holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

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Jordon SaardchitChief Architect

Jordon is a crucial member of the Morpheus Data team as he oversees the centralization of all IT functions initiatives. Prior to joining Morpheus, Jordan was the technical lead of platform services for Spireon. At Spireon, Jordan played a primary role in the company's technology consolidation effort into its next generation platform. Over his 14 year career, Jordan has specialized in performance and scale of high volume systems in areas such as mobile advertising, content aggregation, location-based services, search and e-commerce.

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