NGD Systems Executive Team
Nader has spent his career leading Technology teams and driving company success for over 30 years. With history leading the STEC Engineering department and launch of the Enterprise SSD Market. More recently Nader led a team at Western Digital in their Enterprise SSD product platform. In 2013, he made the decision to launch his own company, NGD Systems, with his co-founders to develop an emerging solution to the SSD market, creating the world’s first Computational Storage device.
Vladimir Alves obtained his PhD degree in Microelectronics when the 500nm CMOS process was all the hype. Since then Vladimir worked in the academia, startups and multinational companies architecting and developing System on Chips. In the last 15 years he has been focusing on solid state storage technology and is now the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at NGD Systems helping create innovative technology that pushes the boundaries of storage and computation.
Richard is an OG storage nerd and has devoted his career to driving SSD product develop and leading technology teams. His pioneering work at Memtech included putting SSDs on the polar ice caps, deep undersea, and into outer space, with later leadership at STEC and Western Digital that included introducing the first SSDs to enterprise applications. He is currently Co-Founder and EVP of Product Development and Operations at NGD Systems, and his portfolio includes thousands of SSDs and 8 granted patents.
SVP of Sales
Mike is a champion of new technologies and has spent his career doing what others deemed impossible. With storage experience in semiconductors, systems, and SSD’s. Mike has seen the complete storage value chain from multiple perspectives. As a senior executive Mike has built and led worldwide teams in sales, marketing, business development, and technical disciplines for both Fortune 500 as well as startup companies.
Al has spent his career leading technology companies financial planning for over 25 years. Al has led teams at Western Digital, Broadcom Corporation, Semtech and a number of early stage companies. Al has worked on M&A, Financial planning and fundraising efforts for these companies. Al is a CPA and loves life in Orange County.
VP Business Development
Eli has spent his career developing and driving business and sales for over 20 years. He has experience with companies like M-Systems, STEC, StorOne, and Western Digital. He has been in Sales or Business Develop at many companies that were at ground level and helped them all to successful growth.
VP of Marketing
Scott has spent over 20 years in the Semiconductor and storage space in MFG, Design and Marketing. His experience spans over 15 years at Micron and time at STEC. His efforts have help lead to products in the market with over $300M in revenue.
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-- Now generally available, the Newport Platform leverages the world’s first 14nm SSD Controller that enables In-Situ processing to eliminate moving datasets across intelligent edge and hyperscale networks -- IRVINE, Calif. – March 6, 2019 – NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the general availability of the Newport Platform for deployment of computational storage devices. The Newport Platform offers the highest capacity NVMe SSDs and leverages In-Situ processing to eliminate the need for data movement to main memory prior to processing, removing a major bottleneck that’s never previously been addressed. The Newport Platform makes it possible [...]
-- Companies, selected based on their potential to revolutionize the industry, will be featured alongside select SPROCKIT alumni on the NAB Show Floor --WASHINGTON, D.C. – SPROCKIT, the global marketplace connecting the world’s top market-proven emerging companies in media, entertainment and technology, announces the first round of companies that will participate in the program at the 2019 NAB Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas.The emerging companies will exhibit alongside select alumni in the new Innovation Pipeline, located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The companies will showcase their technologies in the Innovation Pipeline Theater. Also, companies [...]
Leading Analyst Firm Selects Innovative Companies in the Storage Market IRVINE, Calif. – December 4, 2018 – NGD Systems, the leading computational storage company, announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in Storage Technologies based on the November 2018 report titled, “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies” by Stanley Zaffos, Valdis Filks, Julia Palmer, and Julian Tirsu at Gartner, Inc. The report evaluates interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services in the storage technologies market. “We feel it is an honor to be named a Gartner Cool Vendor,” said Nader Salessi, founder and CEO of NGD Systems. “Computational [...]