Sunny Siu Joins ProphetStor as CSO and APAC President
MILPITAS, CA., February 27, 2015 — ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), today announced the appointment of Dr. Sunny Siu as Chief Strategy Officer and President of APAC Operations.
“Sunny has been one of our board members and an avid investor of ProphetStor since the inception of the company,” said Eric Chen, CEO of ProphetStor. “In additional to his tremendous academic background in the field of communication and networking, Sunny is an extremely successful entrepreneur and a seasoned corporate executive. I am particularly impressed with his deep knowledge in processors, protocol stacks, algorithms, and application software. Sunny’s broad experience is a major addition to our management team and I look forward to working with him.”
Dr. Siu was previously President and General Manager of Asia Pacific at NetLogic Microsystems from 2009 to 2012. He joined Broadcom as Managing Director for Greater China of the Processors and Wireless Infrastructure BU through Broadcom’s $3.7B acquisition of NetLogic in 2012. Prior to NetLogic, Dr. Siu was a co-founder and President of Asia Pacific at RMI Corporation, which was acquired by NetLogic in 2009.
Dr. Siu holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, a B.E. (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering from Cooper Union, and a B.S. (summa cum laude) in mathematics and computer science from New York University. Dr. Siu was previously an endowed-chair associate professor at MIT and a recipient of Best Paper Awards from IEEE and SPIE for his research on networking and distributed systems.
Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Siu said, “I am honored to have this unique opportunity to join ProphetStor, a company of enthusiastic storage experts with a clear vision and the required capacity to execute their strategies. Together, we thrive to offer our customers, and the industry as a whole, a comprehensive set of automated data services regardless of the underlying storage infrastructure. I share these ideals and very much look forward to making them a reality.”
ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), provides federated storage and data services to enable both enterprises and cloud service providers to build an agile, automated, intelligent, and orchestrated storage infrastructure.
ProphetStor was founded in 2012 by seasoned storage experts with extensive experience in cloud computing platforms, software-based networked storage, data services, business continuity and disaster recovery.
Headquartered in Milpitas, California, ProphetStor has branch offices in Asia-Pacific regions to serve international customers. For more information, visit http://www.prophetstor.com.
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