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Why we like Violin Memory


CEO Donald Basil was CEO of Violin’s prime competitor Fusion-io until 2009. He then decided to move to Violin and to develop a superior technology in the flash memory space. Prior to Fusion-io, Don was the Vice President at United Health Group.

Key Board Members:

  • Mark Rosenblatt (Rationalwave Capital Partners)
  • David Walrod (Bridgescale Partners)
  • Larry Lang (QuorumLabs)

Management Team

Jon Bennett, Co-Founder & CTO
Previously Chief Engineer at RiverDelta Networks
Jonathan Goldick, CTO, Software
Former CTO at OnStor, and previously at IBM & Microsoft
Cory Sindelar, CFO
Former CFO at Kilopass and Ikanos Technologies