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.
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.
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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 [...]
TWG activities will set the framework for standardization and interoperability of industry product offerings IRVINE, Calif. – November 12, 2018 – Today NGD Systems announced that they have joined a newly formed SNIA Technical Work Group (TWG) that will focus on Computational Storage. The purpose of the Computational Storage TWG will be to create standards to promote the interoperability of computational storage devices, as well as to define interface standards for system deployment, provisioning, management, and security. As a leading vendor in the Computational Storage market, NGD Systems will actively drive the efforts of this group. “Healthy ecosystems are critical [...]
Award demonstrates continued commitment to deployment of In-Situ Processing and its ability to boost Computational Storage performance. IRVINE, Calif. – September 20, 2018 – NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the award of a Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to the company by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant enables NGD Systems to continue the work originally funded in the 2016 Phase I SBIR grant on developing applications for Computational Storage through In-Situ Processing for growing petabyte-scale analytics workloads. The award represents continued commitment and further confidence in the deployment of computational [...]