CSG was founded in 2009 by Patrick Harr and Edgard Capdevielle.
We are cloud experts that have worked in leading SaaS and cloud computing companies. Our combined experience of over 30 years in both large and startup firms extends from enterprise software, to content caching, to storage, to compute. We are problem solvers with a passion for excellence. We are intellectually curious and highly collaborative. We succeed with the success of our clients.Patrick Harr, Founder and Managing Director
Edgard Capdevielle, Founder and Managing Director
Edgard Capdevielle served most recently as Vice President of Products for Nirvanix- the market leader in cloud storage. Nirvanix released the leading Cloud Storage service (SDN) and an on-premise NAS gateway (CloudNAS) in less than 18 months, winning various industry awards and securing hundreds of customers. He joined Nirvanix from Brocade Communications' Emerging Businesses unit where he led market entry into the HBA business, doubling Brocade's addressable market. Brocade had acquired McDATA Corporation, where he served as Sr. Director of Product Management leading the Advanced Products Group and was responsible for expanding revenue in new businesses. In addition to generating $3M/qtr in less than a year, his team established and managed OEM relationships with Riverbed, FalconStor, and LSI's StoreAge. Prior to McDATA, Capdevielle worked with the founders of Orbital Data (acquired by Citrix Systems), was a Principal at Outlook Ventures, a $200+M San Francisco based VC firm, and served as Engagement Manager with Ernst & Young's management consulting practice (now Cap Gemini). He received a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.