Kevin Wagner Joins Diablo Technologies as Marketing VP
Adds enterprise product marketing leadership for Memory Channel Storage™
OTTAWA, Canada, May 7, 2013
OTTAWA, Canada, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Diablo Technologies, a proven
innovator in memory system interface products, today announced Kevin Wagner
has joined its executive team as Vice President of Marketing. Wagner's nearly
20 years' experience and leadership in product marketing, program management
and strategic alliances, primarily in enterprise markets, further expands the
talents of the Diablo executive organization.
Wagner comes to Diablo from OCZ Technology, a leading provider of
high-performance solid-state drives for computing devices and systems, where
he served as Vice President, Product and Program Management and developed
market strategy for Enterprise SSDs and acceleration software products. Wagner
previously worked at Advanced Micro Devices, where he forged strategic GPU and
software alliances with multiple Tier-1 companies and system OEMs, including
development of a complete 64-bit device driver ecosystem for AMD's
industry-standard x86-64 instruction set. He established and directed the
vertical market software organization for AMD, successfully building business
relationships with Fortune 500 enterprises in financial services,
manufacturing, telco and other vertical market segments. Prior to AMD, Wagner
held management positions at ATI Technologies and SEGA. Wagner holds a B.S.
degree in economics with a minor in computer science from California State
"Kevin's experience driving successful marketing strategies in the enterprise
product marketplace and his software-oriented background make him an ideal
choice to lead those initiatives here at Diablo," said Riccardo Badalone,
founder and Chief Executive Officer of Diablo Technologies. "His addition to
Diablo's executive team further strengthens the company as we expand our
market focus and customer development. We look forward to tapping Kevin's
knowledge and energy as we prepare to launch our groundbreaking Memory Channel
Storage architecture and product platform."
"The enterprise market is at a critical inflection point in balancing heavy
computational power with high-performance, low latency storage systems, while
lowering capital and operational expenses," said Wagner. "It's extremely
exciting to join Diablo as we solve this challenge in the enterprise with a
new storage architecture that provides both exceptional performance and
disruptive economics in addressing these requirements in key growth market
About Diablo Technologies
Founded in 2003, Diablo is successfully delivering products that enhance the
performance and capability of memory system designs. Diablo's innovative
Memory Channel Storage technology platform is leveraging the disruptive
capability of NAND-flash and future Non-Volatile Memory technologies to enable
increased levels of application performance supported by a new class of
enterprise server and storage system designs. The Diablo executive management
team, now developing its third family of memory interface solutions, has
decades of experience in system architecture, chip-set design and software
development at companies including Nortel Networks, Matrox Graphics, Goal
Semiconductor, BroadTel Communications, ENQ Semiconductor, IceFyre
Semiconductor, MosaidTechologies and Huawei.
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