SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – March 17, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, today announced that it has appointed John Monson as vice president of marketing. Mr. Monson will be responsible for Mellanox’s worldwide marketing and the implementation of marketing initiatives designed to expand penetration in key markets. John will report directly to Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox.
“Mellanox is a performance leader for interconnects in the high-performance computing, enterprise server and storage markets,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “I look forward to working with the team to leverage its outstanding InfiniBand and Ethernet technology and products for further expansion in global markets.”
“John has a proven track record in successfully bringing products to market through innovative marketing and strategic planning,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “His experience will be a tremendous asset as Mellanox continues its growth and success.”
Mr. Monson has over 20 years of experience in engineering, marketing and sales with leading edge technology companies. Most recently, he was vice president of marketing and business development for Inphi Corporation where he managed the EDC/PhyOptik business line. Prior to this, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Scintera Networks with responsibility for strategy, product marketing and business development. His background also includes 8 years at PMC-Sierra in executive and senior management positions in marketing and sales where he was instrumental in establishing PMC in the market and enabling the company’s growth. Prior to joining PMC-Sierra, he spent 7 years at Lucent Technologies where he served in strategic sales and product marketing positions in Lucent’s mass storage and wireless product lines. Previously, he was the Strategic Marketing Manager at Honeywell Solid State Electronics Center and held engineering and marketing positions at VTC Incorporated.
Mr. Monson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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