About Gillware
Our Headquarters, 1802 Wright Street, Madison, WI
Data Recovery Services, Data Disaster Recovery

Data Recovery Services

Gillware Incorporated is located in Madison Wisconsin, specializing in data recovery from troubled hard drives and reliable remote storage solutions for individuals and corporations alike. Founded in 2004 by Brian and Tyler Gill, Gillware's original mission was to be the best value in the data recovery industry by providing superior data recovery engineering at an extremely competitive cost. Through years of data loss analysis, Gillware has succeeded in developing a robust and scalable remote data backup solution aimed at helping our data recovery clientele avoid any future data loss. Gillware is at the forefront of failure analysis and data recovery techniques for non-volatile (solid state) storage devices. Gillware has been a member of the Better Business Bureau for over 5 years and has maintained an "A" rating since joining. Gillware Inc. is an active member of IDEMA, an organization committed to advancing hard drive technology.

* Brian Gill, Chief Executive Officer
Brian holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Brian is a drive firmware expert well-versed in the firmware architectures of all the major storage vendors. He is on the board of directors for Gillware Data Services and Phoenix Nuclear Labs. Brian co-authored the first edition of the WebLogic Server Bible, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2002.

* Scott Holewinski, President
Scott's primary focus at Gillware is the development and management of key strategic partnerships imperative to Gillware maintaining its position as a data recovery industry leader. In addition to being responsible for growing Gillware's reach into new and exciting markets, Scott and his team are also responsible for managing existing relationships with device and computer manufacturers. Prior to assuming the role of President of Gillware, Scott held the title of Director of Research and Development. As Director of R&D Scott was responsible for the development of many of the data recovery techniques utilized by Gillware engineers on a daily basis. Along with his Gillware business partners, Scott helped to form two other business ventures, Gillware Data Services and Phoenix Nuclear Labs. Scott serves on the Board of Directors at both organizations. Scott holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

* Tyler Gill, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Tyler originally got the idea for the business when his own hard drive crashed and he couldn't find an affordable solution. Tyler holds a variety of computer-related certifications and also attended UW-Madison. His specialties are computer networking, custom computer assembly, and hardware repair. Before Gillware, Tyler had been building high-performance computer networks for small businesses and designed and built powerful custom workstations and storage solutions for clients. Tyler built and manages our custom recovery systems, robust intranet network, and multi-terabyte storage arrays.

* Dr. Gregory Piefer, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Piefer holds a Ph.D in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He also holds B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics and a M.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering. His research includes nuclear fusion, magnetic monopoles, the Hubble Space Telescope, and inertial-electrostatic confinement. Greg is in charge of Gillware's new technology efforts for hardware and software methods to repair troubled drives.

* Wesley Gill, Chief Information Officer
Wesley holds B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Wesley's experience includes a wide variety of engineering and development positions. He has conducted testing of high performance off-road racing technologies for General Motors, developed geometry and mesh generation tools for Sandia National Laboratory, engineered reliability improvements for Sub-Zero Freezer and Wolf Appliance Companies, and designed case management software for the State of Wisconsin Courts. Wesley is also an expert in RAID analysis and reconstruction. Wesley develops custom software for the most difficult RAID-0 data recovery cases and RAID-5 data recovery cases. Wesley leads Gillware's development of process control and information systems management.