John Kidd, senior vice president and CTO at Net App, has joined Infinio’s advisory board. Infinio is a provider of storage acceleration for virtualized data centers.

At Net App, Kidd’s responsibilities include overseeing overall technology direction, architecture, advanced development, and technology standards. He previously held the positions of a senior vice president in NetApp product operations, chief marketing officer and head of the emerging products group. This experience will help Kidd guide Infinio as it continues to grow and expand its product offerings.

Kidd graduated from Princeton in 1980 with a BSE in electrical engineering and computer science.