Chief Technology Innovation Officer
Justin Giardina is the Chief Technology Innovation Officer and is responsible for driving 11:11 Systems’ innovation agenda along with key aspects of 11:11’s global strategy and technical operations including design, implementation, and support. Justin brings more than 25 years’ experience in datacenter and network operations to this role.
Justin was previously Chief Technology Officer for iland, which established itself as a global leader in cloud services offering market-driven, analyst-approved public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions for production applications, virtual desktops, and lab environments as well as business continuity and disaster recovery solutions for SMB to enterprise-level customers. He and his team managed an aggressive roadmap garnering iland recognition in many key analyst reports including achieving “Leader” status in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery for four consecutive years.
Justin is regularly asked to speak on topics including security, network and server virtualization, resource optimization, and performance. He is also a member of the VMware, Zerto, Cisco, Cohesity, HPE, and Veeam Partner Technical Advisory Boards. Prior to joining iland, Justin led network engineering and system administration teams for companies in the consulting and petrochemical industries.
In his spare time, Justin volunteers as a systems administrator for several Open Source Community projects. He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans.