Avalanche Technology Hires Milissa McCarthy as Vice President of Worldwide Sales

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McCarthy Will Manage the Sales Team and Be Responsible for Growing Avalanche's Business Globally

Avalanche Technology, the leader in next generation MRAM technology, announced today that it has expanded its Sales Organization with the addition of Milissa McCarthy as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this role, McCarthy will be responsible for managing the Avalanche Sales team and growing the business globally.

A 25-year sales veteran of the semiconductor and storage industries with a history of providing solutions for the industrial, automotive, medical and aerospace markets, McCarthy has a proven record of developing customer relationships and growing business together. She also has deep expertise in helping customers solve their persistent data storage challenges using non-volatile memory. McCarthy will report to Petro Estakhri, CEO of Avalanche.

“I am very excited and pleased to have Milissa join our team as we ramp our customer base,“ said Petro Estakhri, President and CEO of Avalanche Technology. “With her technical background, in-depth knowledge of the non-volatile memory market, and relationships with Industrial customers, Milissa will be instrumental in achieving our customer and revenue goals.”

Throughout her career, McCarthy has held various sales and sales management roles with some of the semiconductor industry’s most recognized companies, including SanDisk (now Western Digital), Arrow Electronics, Altera (now Intel) and ATI (now AMD).

Most recently, McCarthy was a Sales Director for Everspin Technologies, Chandler, AZ. In this role, she managed sales representatives in the East and West regions for North America, as well as worldwide distributors, to evangelize MRAM technology in the customer base and drive revenue in the regions.

McCarthy has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA and a B.A. in Mathematics from Wheaton College, Norton, MA.

About Avalanche Technology

Avalanche Technology Inc. is the leader in next generation Perpendicular STT-MRAM technology, accepted as the front-runner to replace traditional Flash and SRAM for unified memory architectures in future SOC systems, delivering high performance and low power at 55, 40 and 28nm with scalability to 22 and 14nm. With a proven STT-MRAM portfolio at multiple geometry nodes combined with an intellectual property portfolio of over 300 patents and applications, Avalanche Technology is delivering on the promise of enabling the next generation of scalable embedded unified memory architecture for use in GPUs, MCUs, DSPs, ASSPs and ASICs, making it the true “Next Generation MRAM Company”. For more information, visit us online at http://www.avalanche-technology.com.

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