Chief Executive Officer
Optimizing enterprise value
As CEO of Pythian, Keith Angell is responsible for the strategy and tactical execution of Pythian’s mission, to “unlock the power of enterprise data”. He has been a C-Level executive or Board Director at multiple venture and private equity-backed, high-growth tech companies. Angell is currently a Board Director for Pythian as well as Anexinet, and Eze Castle, and is an Executive Partner for Mill Point Capital. Previously, he was CEO of Velocity Technology Solutions (Silver Lake Sumeru company), a leading global cloud-managed services company, specializing in moving complex enterprise IT/ERP+ to the hybrid cloud.
Prior to Pythian and Velocity, Keith Angell was President of Global Services at Virtustream, which EMC acquired in 2015. Before Virtustream, Keith spent nine years as an executive in IBM’s Global Cloud & Technology Services, including Vice President, Cloud Managed Services, and Chief Revenue Officer at SoftLayer. Keith managed much of IBM’s services portfolio and had key technology experiences in cloud, mobility, analytics, and networking.
Keith has held executive positions in the U.S. and Europe, including business development, M&A, sales, and product offering activities. Before IBM, Keith held CEO, COO, President, SVP of Operations & Sales roles at four software/services and consulting firms. He started his career in the management development program at Exxon Corp. Keith holds BS Engineering magna cum laude (Duke), MS Engineering (Northeastern), and MBA Finance (LSU) degrees, numerous professional certifications, as well as two patents.