Ottawa, ON; Los Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2006
Liquid Computing, a developer of a new class of scalable computing system, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob DeMartino as head of its worldwide sales force. Mr. DeMartino brings over 20 years of sales and market development experience with both large, established enterprise and start-up technology firms.
Liquid Computing has spent the past two years developing and growing interest in LiquidIQ, the world's first Interconnect Driven Server. The company has enjoyed oversubscribed product trial interest and will announce general availability in fall 2006. The appointment of Mr. DeMartino as vice-president of sales represents a significant milestone for Liquid Computing as it approaches the next phase of commercializing its new disruptive technology.
Mr. DeMartino has a proven track record of bringing disruptive technologies to market throughout his career. Mr. DeMartino has held senior executive sales and business development positions throughout a 16 year career at Sun Microsystems. At Sun, Mr. DeMartino was responsible for rapid sales growth and opening up new U.S. and international markets. Recently, as a start-up entrepreneur, he led his team of field sales representatives to become the pioneer and worldwide leader of the wireless semiconductor market.
"The board is very pleased with the appointment of Bob DeMartino to Liquid Computing," said Pete Thomas, Managing Director of ATA Ventures. "He brings proven sales management and high impact start-up results from his former endeavors at Sun and Airgo Networks that will be invaluable as Liquid Computing continues to grow its business."
"Bob is a perfect fit for the Liquid Computing team. He is passionate about his customers and eager to help them achieve extraordinary success," said Brian Hurley, President and CEO of Liquid Computing. "Quite simply, Bob is the best at what he does. We are very excited to have him join our team."
About ATA Ventures
With a focus on Information Technologies (IT), the ATA Ventures team makes capital investments in opportunities where the combined backgrounds of the ATA Ventures professionals can provide an extraordinary positive influence on the portfolio company management team. The firm's investment professionals offer an average of over 25 years of related experience (per Managing Director) to support their portfolio companies as they grow.
About Liquid Computing Corporation
Liquid Computing Corporation is the first to deliver a new class of computer system called LiquidIQ to meet the needs of the High Performance Computing market. LiquidIQ is an Interconnect Driven Server that delivers a set of managed computing and communications resources. It can be configured with software commands into one or several cluster configurations, shared memory or cache coherent server regions at best life-cycle economics and uncompromising performance, scalability and availability. For more information visit http://www.liquidcomputing.com
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