Data Center Expert Joins Netronome’s Executive Team

October 08, 2014

Santa Clara, CA – October 8, 2014 – Netronome, the leading provider of data plane processing solutions for software-defined networks (SDN), today announced Sujal Das has joined the executive management team as the senior vice president and general manager of strategy and Data Center Business Unit. Das brings more than 20 years of experience with success in leading growth for a number of networking semiconductor companies including Broadcom, Mellanox and Marvell.

“Sujal’s leadership and experience will help us continue building and enhancing Netronome’s success in the data center market,” says Niel Viljoen, CEO and founder of Netronome. “He brings the right skillset and industry perspective to help guide Netronome’s course at this time of record growth.”

A strategic leader with a deep understanding of the market, Das most recently led data center and SDN related initiatives at Broadcom helping establish the growth of merchant switch silicon and bare metal switches as a forceful trend in data center networking. Prior to that, at Mellanox, Das led the expansion of the company’s growth into the data center market by establishing the value of the company’s technologies in mainstream applications. Sujal also held key marketing and product development positions at Marvell and AMD. Sujal holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, California, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India.

“Netronome’s core and differentiated technologies in the area of flow processing are highly synergistic with industry megatrends such as the rapid growth in hyperscale data centers and adoption of SDN and NFV,” said Das. “I am honored to join a team of talented professionals to drive the next phase of the company’s success.”

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