Skyera Names Former Brocade CEO to Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced that Michael Klayko, former CEO of Brocade Communications, has joined its Board of Directors. Klayko had previously served the company as a member of its Advisory Board.
Klayko has more than 35 years of experience in the storage, computer and telecommunications industry. He is currently CEO of MKA Capital LLC, an investment company focusing on in high potential growth technology companies. In addition to his heading up Brocade, Klayko's previous experience includes executive positions at Rhapsody Networks (CEO), McData (Executive Vice President), EMC (Senior Vice President of Sales), HP and IBM.
"The opportunity to have Michael expand his role at Skyera from a strictly advisory position to one where he becomes more intimately involved in the success of the company as a director was too great to pass up," said Radoslav Danilak, CEO and co-founder of Skyera. "His experience at leading successful technology companies can better be leveraged as a member of the Board and certainly strengthens our position as a disruptive force in the industry. I look forward to collaborating with Michael to deliver our enterprise solid-state storage solutions to market."
Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit skyera.com.
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