Mellanox Appoints Kevin Deierling and Gilad Shainer as Vice Presidents of Marketing
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading
supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, today announced the appointment of
Kevin Deierling and promotion of Gilad Shainer to vice presidents of
marketing. Their responsibilities will include leading new product
development and management, expanding into new markets, launching
products and building demand in the market, and developing and executing
programs to promote the Mellanox brand. Mr. Deierling and Mr. Shainer
will report to Eyal Waldman, Mellanox's president, CEO, and chairman of
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)
"I am very pleased to appoint Kevin and Gilad as vice presidents of
marketing. I'm excited to have Kevin, the second Mellanox employee in
the USA, return to the company that he helped found and build," said
Eyal Waldman, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Mellanox
Technologies. "Kevin and Gilad will lead our marketing efforts as we
focus on building and enhancing the Mellanox brand, identifying and
capitalizing on opportunities, and developing products that extend our
reach and capabilities into the high-performance computing, Web 2.0,
cloud, database, data center and storage markets. I wish Kevin and Gilad
success in their new roles."
Kevin Deierling is a global technology executive and has led technical
and marketing efforts at multiple successful technology companies that
focused on delivering breakthrough products for network search engine,
high performance computing, data center, storage, wireless, video, and
VoIP markets. Previously, Mr. Deierling was chief architect at Silver
Spring Networks. From 2005 to 2007, he was vice president of marketing
and business development at Spans Logic. From 1999 to 2005, Mr.
Deierling was vice president of product marketing at Mellanox
Technologies. Deierling has contributed to multiple technology standards
through organization including the InfiniBand Trade Association and PCI
Industrial Manufacturing Group. He has over 20 patents and was a
contributing author of a text on BiCmos design. Mr. Deierling holds a BA
in Solid State Physics from UC Berkeley.
Gilad Shainer has served in a series of leadership positions since
joining Mellanox. Most recently, Mr. Shainer was Mellanox's vice
president of market development from February 2012 to March 2013. Mr.
Shainer joined Mellanox in 2001 as a design engineer and later managed
several hardware and software product developments. Mr. Shainer later
served in senior marketing management roles between July 2005 and
February 2012. He also holds several patents in the field of high-speed
networking and has contributed to the PCI-SIG PCI-X and PCIe
specifications. Mr. Shainer led the foundation of the HPC Advisory
Council, a non-profit organization focused on high-performance computing
outreach and education with more than 360 member companies, and has
served as its chairman since 2008. Gilad Shainer holds a MSc degree
(2001, Cum Laude) and a BSc degree (1998, Cum Laude) in Electrical
Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and
Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by
providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data
faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability.
Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters,
switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and
maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high
performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage
and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox, BridgeX, ConnectX, CORE-Direct, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost,
InfiniScale, MLNX-OS, PhyX, SwitchX, Virtual Protocol Interconnect and
Voltaire are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Connect-IB, CoolBox, FabricIT, Mellanox Federal Systems, Mellanox
Software Defined Storage, MetroX, MetroDX, Mellanox Open Ethernet, Open
Ethernet, ScalableHPC, Unbreakable-Link, UFM and Unified Fabric Manager
are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are
property of their respective owners.
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