Reveal your solution’s most compelling performance traits and pin point its economic value for decision makers by sending your product through ESG’s world-class technical validation process. Whether it’s grabbing interest at a tradeshow with compact InstaGraphics, or sealing the deal in buyers’ evaluation cycles, ESG Lab has the expertise and tools to push your solution to the top of the stack.
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Brian Garrett is the Vice President of ESG Lab, providing independent, hands-on validations and analyses of emerging technologies in the server, storage, data management, and information security industries.
Throughout his career, Brian has created and managed world-class embedded development, performance measurement, and test organizations at companies including EMC, SEPATON, and Formation. Prior to joining ESG, Brian was the co-founder and CTO of I/O Integrity. Brian holds a degree in pure mathematics from Rutgers University, and he has been awarded nine patents.
Senior Lab Analyst Vinny Choinski provides independent, hands-on validation and analysis of emerging storage hardware and software products. Vinny came to ESG in 2010, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in data storage design and management, including developing an end-user-tailored delivery methodology for data protection, virtualization, and storage architecture solutions.
Prior to joining ESG, Vinny spent a decade working at Daymark Solutions as its director of technology and Glasshouse Technologies as director of consulting services, focused on service delivery methodology and delivery team development. On weekends, Vinny can be spotted throughout the Metrowest Boston area playing with his band, Eleventhour.
Senior Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan contributes to ESG’s independent, hands-on validations and analyses of emerging storage hardware and software products. Kerry brings more than 15 years of storage industry experience to her role.
Prior to joining ESG, she spent 11 years as a technical marketing consultant in the storage industry, a natural offshoot from her years in product marketing at EMC Corporation. Kerry earned A.B. and Ed.M degrees from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. As an avid golfer, bird photographer, and classically trained soprano, Kerry has plenty to occupy her time outside of work.
ESG Senior Lab Analyst Aviv Kaufmann contributes to ESG's independent, hands-on lab validations and analyses of emerging IT hardware and software products. He brings a wide variety of technical experience to the Lab team.
Prior to joining ESG, Aviv spent 16 years in a highly technical role at EMC Corporation as a competitive and performance analyst. Aviv has a B.S. from WPI in Electrical Engineering and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University with a concentration in technology. Aviv lives in Franklin, MA with his wife Jennifer and his children Grace, Emma, and Adam. He is passionate about his Boston sports teams and loves to to read about history.
ESG Senior Lab Analyst Mike Leone conducts independent, hands-on lab validations and analyses of emerging IT hardware and software products. Prior to joining ESG, Mike worked for more than five years as a performance engineer in the unified storage division of EMC Corporation, focusing on characterizing and analyzing new-product performance.
Mike has a B.S. in computer science from Stonehill College, with a minor concentration in computer information systems. Outside of the office, Mike splits his time between his two loves: his family and golf.
ESG Senior Lab Analyst Tony Palmer provides independent analysis and validation of IT products and solutions.
Tony came to ESG in 2006 and has worked in the field supporting networking, systems, and storage vendors in numerous pre-sales and technical marketing roles since 1987.
Prior to joining ESG, Tony spent seven years with EMC as a pre-sales product and technology consultant covering their full spectrum of storage solutions. He also conducted competitive and performance analyses for EMC’s customers.
Tony attended Queens College and Columbia University in New York City. He founded and runs an elementary school coding club in his children’s school district, with the goal of inspiring a new generation of IT professionals and entrepreneurs.