Liz King Joins SGI as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/14 -- SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the
trusted leader in high-performance computing and Big Data, today
announced that Elizabeth P. King has joined the company as Senior
Vice President, Worldwide Sales.
King has more than 20 years of experience in global sales and
business development, including key leadership roles with
responsibility exceeding $1 billion in sales on a global basis. She
was most recently vice president, strategic alliances, for Juniper
Networks. Previously, she was vice president & general manager of the
server group for Hitachi Data Systems where she was responsible for
sales, marketing, operations and customer delivery of Hitachi servers
and solutions. King also held key senior business development and
sales roles at Alcatel-Lucent, Sun Microsystems, Raytheon, and Texas
Instruments. She received an MBA in management from the University of
Dallas and a BS in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.
"Liz King has extensive experience developing and leading global
teams to build and grow strategic account relationships and channel
partners in both the enterprise and public sectors," said Jorge
Titinger, CEO and president of SGI. "We are extremely pleased to have
attracted an individual with Liz's talent, background, and energy.
With SGI's strong product portfolio, increasing market demand in Big
Data, a solid base of current customers, and a growing list of key
technical and go-to-market partners, we look forward to leveraging
Liz's leadership to realize the exciting opportunity we see in front
SGI, the trusted leader in high performance computing
(HPC), is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding
business and technology challenges by delivering technical computing,
Big Data analytics, cloud computing, and petascale storage solutions
that accelerate time to discovery, innovation, and profitability.
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