Management Team

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Dr. Kevin Hoffman
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Kevin is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer.

In 2002, John Williams, George Welborn and Kevin Hoffman saw the opportunity to reinvent data protection, and became pioneers bringing transformative cloud services to the IT channel. Over the last decade, Kevin has built up a values-driven technology company that combines product excellence with exceptional service, and is backed by a passionate, caring, and collaborative team. Kevin is the guardian of eFolder’s core values of going above & beyond, absolute integrity, exceptional reliability, compassionate service and continuous innovation.

Under Kevin’s leadership, eFolder has built the most comprehensive platform on the market to protect and empower business productivity worldwide. eFolder uniquely enables channel partners to deliver their own data protection, business continuity and mobile productivity services for physical, virtual, SaaS and mobile data. From humble beginnings eFolder has grown exponentially, with 38 quarters of consecutive growth.

Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and a PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University. His published research includes work on memory programming models, language theory & runtimes, aspect-oriented programming, software modularity, dynamic software analysis, automated debugging and reputation systems.


Jeff Cummings
Chief Revenue Officer

As the Chief Revenue Officer at eFolder, Jeff Cummings is responsible for the growth and development of eFolder’s Managed Service Provider community.

With 20+ years in the industry, Jeff is our resident customer evangelist. His primary focus is on customer success with an eye towards growth, retention, and customer advocacy.

Jeff is a proven strategic and operational leader with experience serving both Fortune 100 companies as well as small to mid-sized businesses. Prior to eFolder, he served as Chief Customer Officer for Crownpeak, SVP of Client Relations for CareCloud, and most recently as COO for Axcient, serving large to mid-sized MSP’s.

When Jeff is not obsessing over how to enhance the customer experience, he can be found writing music, snowboarding, and trying to convince everyone that Colorado is the best state in the Union.

Aditya Sawhney
Vice President of Engineering

Aditya is the Vice President of Engineering at eFolder and is responsible for all product engineering efforts which includes product and software development, quality engineering, software delivery and technology research.

Aditya has over 15 years of experience successfully leading, designing and delivering cloud scale, complex distributed systems and full stack applications. He is passionate about leveraging technology to delight customers and is responsible for ensuring that eFolder continues to scale and innovate its products and services.

Prior to eFolder, he was an architect at Oracle where he led a multi-year, multi-phase evolution of the Oracle Object Storage Cloud Service with several filed patents and delivered the first version of Oracle Archive Storage Cloud Service, which is the most cost effective public storage cloud on the market. Prior to Oracle, he held technical management and architect positions at startups and enterprise companies across various domains and technology stacks, which includes cloud storage, clustered scale-out SAN, and multi-lingual/channel desktop publishing and process workflow automation. 

Aditya has Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Punjab Technical University, India and Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Jason Bystrak
Vice President Worldwide Channels and Distribution

Jason Bystrak is the vice president of worldwide channels and distribution at Axcient/eFolder. In this role, he is responsible for managing and executing the company’s distribution strategy, identifying and cultivating technology alliance partnerships, and enhancing and evangelizing partner programs.

Prior to joining Axcient/eFolder in 2018, Bystrak spent over two decades at Ingram Micro, and was a founding executive within their global Cloud business unit. Most recently, he served as global executive director for technology partner enablement, leading the expansion of Ingram Micro Cloud’s ecosystem of technology partners and ISV’s.

Bystrak joined Ingram Micro in 1995 and has held a number of positions within the Cloud and Technology Solutions business units. He served as executive director for the North American cloud business where he led the sales, marketing, and vendor management teams responsible for driving profitable growth and operational excellence for the division and its channel partners. He has held numerous roles in the sales organization including inside sales, field account executive, sales manager, and sales director, and has worked in channel marketing as a senior manager with responsibilities for public sector and SMB program development.

He sits on the Channel Advisory Board for CompTIA, previously served as chair for CompTIA’s cloud community, and has been named to ChannelPro-SMB’s list of 20/20 Visionaries for 2015, as well as CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should. He frequently offers insight into the opportunity and future of cloud at strategic industry events, including CompTIA’s ChannelCon, Channel Partners and IT Nation.

Bystrak studied at State University of New York at Buffalo and Erie Community College. He lives in Buffalo, New York, with his wife and daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, sports, listening to and performing music.

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