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 the board.
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.