Leadership

Shuki Bruck

Chairman

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Shuki Bruck is a co-founder and the Chairman of MemVerge. He is the Gordon and Betty Moore professor of Computation and Neural System and Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He was the founding director of the Caltech Information Science and Technology (IST) program. He co-founded and served as Chairman of the technology companies XtremIO and Rainfinity.

Shuki is a Fellow of the IEEE, a recipient of the Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching, a Sloan Research Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award.

Shuki received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Shuki is a Fellow of the IEEE, a recipient of the Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching, a Sloan Research Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award.

Shuki received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Charles Fan

CEO

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Charles Fan is co-founder and CEO of MemVerge. Prior to MemVerge, Charles was the CTO of Cheetah Mobile leading its global technology teams, and an SVP/GM at VMware, founding the storage business unit that developed the Virtual SAN product. Charles also worked at EMC and was the founder of the EMC China R&D Center. Charles joined EMC via the acquisition of Rainfinity, where he was a co-founder and CTO.

Charles received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union.

Yue Li

CTO

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Yue is a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer of MemVerge. Previously, he worked as a senior post-doctoral scholar in memory systems at the California Institute of Technology. Yue has extensive research experience on both theoretical and experimental aspects of algorithms for non-volatile memories. His research has been published in top journals and conferences on data storage. Yue received his PhD in computer science from Texas A&M University, and his B.Sc. in Information Security from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Jon Jiang

COO

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Jonathan is COO at MemVerge.  Prior to MemVerge, Jonathan was the cofounder and CEO of  Lulutrip, a TravelTech company that was the market leader for online sales of local tours and activities.  Lulutrip was acquired and became the core business of i++ Travel Group.  Prior to Lulutrip, Jonathan held senior positions at VMware, EMC, and SMARTS where he led Sales, Business Development, and Solutions engineering teams for Data, Systems, and Network Management software.  Jonathan started his career in networking, holding both technical and business roles at Bellcore, Cisco, and Screaming Media.

Jonathan received his M.S. in Information Systems from New York University, and B.S. in Engineering from the Cooper Union, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Kathy Do

VP Finance and Operations

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Kathy is responsible for Finance and Operations at MemVerge. She brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance and business operations with a track record in leadership of building strong teams to support growing companies.

Prior to MemVerge, Kathy was Vice President, Controller at MapR Technologies where she joined as one of the earliest employees and developed infrastructure in accounting and operations that spanned the company’s growth from a startup to a well-established industry player. Prior to MapR, Kathy held the corporate controller position at Xactly Corporation, Rainfinity and SQRIBE. Her broad experience includes global accounting operations, ERP system setup and implementation, financial planning, and cash management. Kathy has a B.S. in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Jeffrey Wang

VP of Engineering

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Jeffrey is a seasoned engineering leader who has played an integral role in some of the most important products and innovations in the networking, computing, and cybersecurity software industries. With a 10+ year career at Cisco, Jeffrey was Vice President of Engineering in the Data Center Group with responsibilities ranging from Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) software to various I/O virtualization technologies. Earlier in his career, Jeffrey managed the software development team of the Cisco Catalyst 6500, the most widely deployed networking switch product in the industry, to drive various innovations. Jeffrey worked at four successful startups and helped to build some most innovative products and software. At Nuova Systems, he led the team and built a Unified Computing System (UCS) software platform from the ground up, which became the core of Cisco's data center portfolio. At Big Switch Networks,  he led the team and delivered two innovative SDN fabric products: Big Switch Fabric and Big Monitoring Fabric. At Veriflow systems, Jeffrey led the team and built an intent-based networking and predictive analytics software platform, which became part of the VMware’s observability software platform offering. At Awake Security, he led the team and delivered an advanced cyber security analytics software platform that detects and visualizes behavioral mal-intent and compliance incidents with full-forensics context, which became Arista Network's cybersecurity Network Detection and Response (NDR) product offering. Before joining MemVerge, Jeffrey was Aare VP of Engineering at Arista Network's cybersecurity division responsible for engineering R&D activities.  

Yong Tian

VP of Products

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Yong Tian is VP of Products for MemVerge.

He heads the product strategy for the company’s Memory Machine software. Previously Yong was Co-Founder and COO of UltraSee Corp, a pioneer in software-defined ultrasound imaging.

He holds a Master of Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Masters of Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union.

Frank Berry

VP Marketing

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Frank Berry is VP of Marketing at MemVerge. Before joining MemVerge, Frank was CEO and senior analyst at IT Brand Pulse, a trusted source of testing, research and analysis covering data center infrastructure. Frank is also founder and publisher of awsdailynews.com. Prior to founding IT Brand Pulse, Frank was vice-president of corporate marketing for networking company QLogic, and vice president of marketing for storage company Quantum.

Bernie Wu

VP Business Development

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Bernie is VP of Business Development for MemVerge. He has 25+ years of experience as a senior executive for data center hardware and software infrastructure companies including companies such as Conner/Seagate, Cheyenne Software, Trend Micro, FalconStor, Levyx, and MetalSoft. He is also on the Board of Directors for Cirrus Data Solutions.

Bernie has a BS/MS in Engineering from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA.

Sean Milner

VP Sales

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Sean brings an impressive, 20 year track record and deep expertise in sales, business development, and executive leadership that spans SaaS, security, cloud technology, operations, managed services, IT infrastructure, data storage, and services. Sean has a blend of large company and startup experience including executive leadership roles at Arrow Electronics, Dell EMC Corporation managing billion dollar plus P&L’s and teams over 100 people. In addition, Sean has held positions at three high-growth startups, where his contributions included building channel programs and sales processes along with driving double-digit growth. All three companies had successful exits including Equallogic Corp, bought by Dell Technologies for $1.4B cash (largest all cash acquisition in IT history to that point), and Zerto Inc, acquired by HPE for $360M cash.

Sean is on the board of two organizations, one as a strategic advisor to Zlinq Corp, and as a business advisor to the Metro State University school of Business.

Sean lives in Colorado and loves sports of all kind, spending time outdoors camping, hiking and fishing, but is a terrible skier. Sean received his BA at the University of Colorado at Boulder.