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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NGD Systems Receives Best of Show Innovation Award for In-Situ Processing at Flash Memory Summit 2018
NGD Systems Advanced Newport Platform for computational storage recognized for innovation in SSD Flash Technology. SANTA CLARA, CALIF. (FMS 2018) – August 9, 2018 – NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced that it has been recognized as a “Best of Show” winner at the 2018 Flash Memory Summit (FMS) show. NGD Systems was recognized for their leadership in developing computational storage solutions to address the next generation of petabyte-scale data analytics problems, which include real-time analytics, big data, and edge computing applications. “Our panel of judges were impressed with a new approach to In-Situ processing with [...]
Advanced platform “crosses the technology chasm;” enables computational storage capabilities in M.2, EDSFF, and U.2 form factors. IRVINE, Calif. – August 2, 2018 – NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the launch of its “Newport” platform for next-generation computational storage devices. Balancing maximum capacity with low power consumption, optimized physical footprint, and matched performance in storage controllers has always been difficult. The NGD Systems Newport platform represents the first 16 flash channel ASIC-based computational storage solution that provides In-Situ Processing with NVMe 1.3 PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 storage performance in a variety of form factors including [...]
NGD Systems Computational Storage Devices Now Support Containers for Flexible Application Deployment
Catalina-2 intelligent storage devices now natively support containers, enabling applications to run with near-data processing. NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the ability to run Docker containers, within NGD Systems Computational Storage devices. Providing support for containerized applications within the Catalina-2 NVMe SSD, NGD Systems has extended the flexibility of its powerful “In-Situ Processing” and simplifying the process of using applications in near-data computing. Combining In- Situ Processing, Docker containerization, and 16TB of capacity with only 12 watts of power consumption provides a viable platform, ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Computing applications. Edge-computing [...]