Shuki Bruck is a co-founder and the Chairman of MemVerge. He is the Gordon and Betty Moore professor of Computation and Neural System and Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He was the founding director of the Caltech Information Science and Technology (IST) program. He co-founded and served as Chairman of the technology companies XtremIO and Rainfinity.
Shuki is a Fellow of the IEEE, a recipient of the Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching, a Sloan Research Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award.
Shuki received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Charles Fan is co-founder and CEO of MemVerge. Prior to MemVerge, Charles was the CTO of Cheetah Mobile leading its global technology teams, and an SVP/GM at VMware, founding the storage business unit that developed the Virtual SAN product. Charles also worked at EMC and was the founder of the EMC China R&D Center. Charles joined EMC via the acquisition of Rainfinity, where he was a co-founder and CTO.
Charles received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union.
Yue is a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer of MemVerge. Previously, he worked as a senior post-doctoral scholar in memory systems at the California Institute of Technology. Yue has extensive research experience on both theoretical and experimental aspects of algorithms for non-volatile memories. His research has been published in top journals and conferences on data storage. Yue received his PhD in computer science from Texas A&M University, and his B.Sc. in Information Security from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
VP Finance and Operations
Kathy is responsible for Finance and Operations at MemVerge. She brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance and business operations with a track record in leadership of building strong teams to support growing companies.
Prior to MemVerge, Kathy was Vice President, Controller at MapR Technologies where she joined as one of the earliest employees and developed infrastructure in accounting and operations that spanned the company’s growth from a startup to a well-established industry player. Prior to MapR, Kathy held the corporate controller position at Xactly Corporation, Rainfinity and SQRIBE. Her broad experience includes global accounting operations, ERP system setup and implementation, financial planning, and cash management. Kathy has a B.S. in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.
Andrew Degnan is the Vice President of Sales at MemVerge where he will lead the sales team and drive customer acquisition and expansion to accelerate the adoption of Storage Class Memory (SCM) and MCI in the enterprise data center. Andrew brings more than 15 years of technology sales experience to MemVerge.
Andrew comes to MemVerge from Diamanti where he served as Vice President of Sales . He joined Diamanti just before their product was GA & built a $10M+ successful customer install base in the first year. Prior to Diamanti, Andrew was one of Pure Storage’s early sales hires, and was instrumental driving Pure’s go-to-market success. Andrew has also held sales positions at BMC Software, NetApp and Sun Microsystems.
Andrew received his Bachelors in Business Administration and Management from Xavier University.
Frank Berry is VP of Marketing at MemVerge. Before joining MemVerge, Frank was CEO and senior analyst at IT Brand Pulse, a trusted source of testing, research and analysis covering data center infrastructure. Frank is also founder and publisher of awsdailynews.com. Prior to founding IT Brand Pulse, Frank was vice-president of corporate marketing for networking company QLogic, and vice president of marketing for storage company Quantum.
Marco Sanvido is VP of engineering at MemVerge. Marco leads the engineering team developing Memory Machine™, the world’s first Big Memory software. Prior to MemVerge, Marco was vice president of engineering at Styra, where he helped bring their first product to GA and worked on multiple core product initiatives as director of engineering at Pure Storage. Marco served as a researcher at Hitachi Global Storage Research (now Western Digital) and at VMware, where he worked on VMware’s core hypervisor technology.
Marco was a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley and completed his PhD and M.S. degrees in computer science at ETH Zurich.
Jonathan is VP of Products at MemVerge. Prior to MemVerge, Jonathan was the cofounder and CEO of Lulutrip, a TravelTech company that was the market leader for online sales of local tours and activities. Lulutrip was acquired and became the core business of i++ Travel Group. Prior to Lulutrip, Jonathan held senior positions at VMware, EMC, and SMARTS where he led Sales, Business Development, and Solutions engineering teams for Data, Systems, and Network Management software. Jonathan started his career in networking, holding both technical and business roles at Bellcore, Cisco, and Screaming Media.
Jonathan received his M.S. in Information Systems from New York University, and B.S. in Engineering from the Cooper Union, where he graduated summa cum laude.