Skyera Hires Former SandForce Executive as Vice President of Software
San Jose, Calif. – DATE, 2013 –Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the NAND flash, solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced the hiring of 20-year industry veteran Vladimir Adam as its Vice President of Software.
Adam has extensive experience architecting, designing and developing embedded systems and application systems in the solid-state arena. He comes to Skyera from SandForce, where he successfully delivered firmware for the first and second generations of SSD processors. As the company’s Firmware Engineering Manager, Adam managed all aspects of the firmware lifecycle, including POR definition, development and validation.
Prior to SandForce, Adam was a Senior Development Engineer and Senior Software Engineer at Intevac, where he developed embedded firmware and software for high-performance ultra low-light cameras and systems. He has also served as a software developer and programmer at Altos Engineering and at various companies in his native Slovakia.
“Our philosophy at Skyera is to hire only the best people in the industry – with A+ people on our team, there’s no limit to what we can do,” said Radoslav Danilak, CEO of Skyera. “Vlad is an A+ person, having delivered firmware for all the initial products at SandForce. With his extensive background in developing and delivering comprehensive software solutions in the solid-state industry and beyond, Vlad will help us deliver the best and most-tightly integrated software stack of any enterprise solid-state storage system on the market today.”
Adam graduated with honors from the Technical University of Kosice in the Slovak Republic with a MS in Computer Science and Engineering.
Skyera Inc. is an emerging provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world’s most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was featured in the Gartner report “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2012″ and was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application.