Rolland was a Machine Gunner in the United States Marine Corps in the early 1990's serving abroad and at sea in Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, Okinawa and Panama as both a gunner and later as the NCO and Machine Guns Section Leader of India Co. 3rd Battalion 6th Marines based out of Camp Lejeune, NC.
After his 4yrs of service he returned home to Minnesota and has since worked in a variety of capacities as a technologist for numerous storage and backup companies over the last 15 years helping customers design and implement data protection technologies to meet business and data governance requirements in an ever changing landscape of new technologies, requirements, and regulations.
Bipul Sinha and Rubrik found Rolland pre-founding where his industry experience contributed to the requirements that define our products to this day. Later he joined and held a number of roles in Product Management as well as Manufacturing Operations before joining the Rubrik Sales organization late last year.
Currently at Rubrik he acts as Federal CTO for the Rubrik salesforce and leads the Sales Enablement efforts for Rubik's Systems Engineering group as well as Value Added Resellers worldwide.
Based in the Midwest out of Overland Park, KS. Rolland is 41 and lives with his wife of 18 years Maria and their three children, Tristan 17, Cecilia 15, and Kira 7.