Tim Smith Small

Tim Smith

Chief Executive Officer



Tim joined Probax in 2021, bringing with him decades of data protection industry leadership experience. 

Leading with impact, he has led the company through multiple capital raises, the sale of the services side of the business and the strategic pivot to a SaaS-only organization. 

Prior to Probax, Tim was the Senior Vice President and GM for J2 Global’s Backup business with both B2B and B2C portfolio companies under management. Under Tim’s leadership, J2’s OffsiteDataSync business was named 2019 Veeam Partner of the Year and the 2020 Innovation Award winner in North America.

Tim has also previously held leadership roles at Dell EMC and Western Digital. He began his career as an investment banker with 12 years on Wall Street, with stops at Kidder Peabody, Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston Technology Group.

Tim’s extensive leadership experience in the data storage and protection industry is underpinned by a relentless drive for excellence and innovation, with a focus on developing teams and strategies that exceed market expectations.