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.
Dr. Vladimir Alves has developed and architected leading edge SoC solid state storage solutions for over 25 years. He led the SSD SoC Development teams at Western Digital & STEC. In 2013, he became co-founder and CTO at NGD Systems. Dr. Alves has a Ph.D. degree from the National Polytechnic Institute in Grenoble, France. He is the author of 30+ scientific publications and the co-author of 20+ of patents in US and Europe.
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.
Bill has led, developed and successfully had his company acquired in his 30 years of experience. Bill has held positions of CEO, CSO. He has been involved in start-up company efforts for much of his career. He has worked for Microsemi and SiGe before joining NGD Systems.
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.
June 24-28, 2018
ISC High Performance is dedicated to tackling HPC technological development and its application in scientific fields, as well as its adoption in commercial environments. This year we aspire to bring another outstanding conference to an enthusiastic crowd! Our ISC 2018 program chair, Prof Horst Simon, and the program team have carefully selected 13 topics, which they believe will appeal to the global HPC community.
Flash Memory Summit 2018
August 7-9, 2018
Santa Clara, California
By Flash Memory Summit
FMS is the best networking opportunity in the storage industry! Attendees will hear keynotes and the latest technology updates, forecasts, and roadmaps for non-volatile memory (NVM). 2018 highlights feature NVMe, NVMe-oF, Persistent Memory, advanced memory technologies, and key Open Source software topics. Learn the latest storage design tricks, take advantage of networking opportunities, and connect with both established and new vendors and suppliers.
Also presenting is NGD Systems – a success case from LaunchPad. NGD Systems incorporates revolutionary “at storage” hardware acceleration by putting computational capability into storage and eliminating the need to move data to main memory prior to processing. This evolutionary step forward enables new paradigms in Big Data Analytics processing.