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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The latest addition to the In-Situ Processing family of devices enables petabyte-scale for a variety of important “big data” analytics and IoT applications NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, today announced the general availability (GA) of the 16 terabyte (TB) Catalina-2 U.2 NVMe solid state drive (SSD). The Catalina-2 is the first NVMe SSD with 16TB capacity that also makes available NGD’s powerful “In-Situ Processing” capabilities. The Catalina-2 does this without impact to the reliability, quality of service (QoS) or power consumption, already available in the current shipping NGD Products. The use of Arm® multi-core processors in Catalina-2 [...]
NGD Systems to Showcase FAISS Running on In-Situ based NVMe SSDs at the 2018 OCP Summit, March 20-21, 2018
Company also showcasing Computational Storage at CloudFest 2018, March 12-15, 2018 Irvine, Calif. – March 13, 2018 – NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, announced today that it will showcase the potential of computational storage by augmenting the use of the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Similarity Search (FAISS) in a proof of concept (POC) around a distributed implementation of Approximate Nearest neighbor (ANN) search, where NGD’s computational storage Catalina-2 (CAT-2) In-Situ Processing NVMe SSDs are leveraged to do fast, scalable search of nearest neighbors for very large image datasets. The showcase will occur in the NGD Systems Booth (Booth [...]
NGD Systems completes its Series B round of financing to continue development and marketing of its Intelligent Storage Products NGD Systems, Inc., the leader in computational storage, announced today the completion of Series B round of financing with $12.4M. The round was led by new investor Partech Ventures with participation from Orange Digital Ventures. Existing investors Alcor Micro and Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) also participated in the round. In addition, the company has received a $4M credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). "NGD Systems is very pleased to announce the closing of our B-Series round," said Nader Salessi, President [...]