Company founder and Chief Executive Officer Andy Juang launched Equus in 1989. Initially, the business was a local technology retailer, but Andy’s forward-thinking approach for new opportunities and trends allowed Equus to become a leading provider of integrated IT. In 2007, Andy sold the company to his employees. As the company grew and additional business units were created or acquired, under Andy’s leadership the organization evolved into the Equus Holdings and Corporate Services portfolio company.
As President, Costa is responsible for creating and executing the Equus Compute Solutions strategy, developing new customer relationships, enabling high performing teams, and driving corporate profitability. An acknowledged industry expert, Costa has held executive leadership positions including: WW Vice President of Sales for IBM Storage, Vice President and CTO for Hitachi Data Systems, WW Vice President of Solutions and Services for McData Corporation, and General Manager Storage Solution for Imation.
Chief Financial Officer Brent Rudser joined the Equus Holdings leadership team in 2016. Brent has led a variety of initiatives across technology, consumer products, and manufacturing industries, including global operations, analytics, and M&A integration. Today his responsibilities include leading all finance-related functions, legal, human resources, and IT departments. Prior to joining Equus, Brent held finance leadership roles at Amazon, SUPERVALU, and Newell after starting his career with IBM.
As VP and CTO, Lee is leading the Equus team of Subject Matter Experts in the areas of Management Software, Content/Object solutions, Data Protection and Disaster Recovery, and File based storage solutions. Lee previously was VP at Hitachi Data Systems and also held leadership positions at CNT/McDATA/Brocade working on Data Protection and Storage Networking solutions for enterprise customers.
As Vice President of Sales, Alan is responsible for leading Equus’ efforts in managing key accounts and driving revenue growth across the Solution Provider (Reseller), Strategic Accounts, and E-Commerce areas. Alan previously worked for Equus from 1993-2003 and recently rejoined after 13 years in the medical device field. Alan has over 23 years of experience managing key accounts and leading successful sales teams.
In his role as VP Applications and Product Management, Tim is responsible for creation and integration of new compute solutions architectures, platforms, service and support. He has held several executive leadership roles at Equus over the last 15 years, and implemented software systems and tools to automate and elevate the Equus customer experience. Tim has previously held Sales and Engineering roles at network attached storage startup Tricord Systems and imagesetter manufacturer Purup Eskofot.
Steve’s role as Vice President of Customer Solutions is to create and implement all the Go-to-Market content and infrastructure that enables Equus customers to leverage our custom cost-optimized compute solutions to solve their key business challenges. Prior to joining Equus, Steve held executive leadership Marketing, Sales, Engineering, and General Management roles at AT&T Bell Labs, Marconi, ADC, Cymbet, and Enviro-Controls.