Kevin Conley, Everspin President and CEO
Kevin Conley has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. Kevin Conley was appointed President and CEO of Everspin in September 2017. Conley was Senior Vice President and CTO of SanDisk until June 2016, where he was focused on fostering strategic innovation at the company. Previously, he served as senior vice president and general manager of SanDisk's Client Storage Solutions and spent over 15 years at SanDisk holding several key system engineering leadership positions. Conley is listed as the inventor or co-inventor on over 50 patents in the area of non-volatile memory architecture and management.
Sanjeev Aggarwal, Ph.D., Vice President, Technology R&D
Sanjeev directs the R&D program for Everspin’s Spin-Torque MRAM. The scope includes managing engineering groups to resource and execute on projects from technology definition to qualification, driving cross functional alignment across various departments, as well as manage joint development agreements for technology transfer and production. Prior to this role, he was VP, Manufacturing and Process at Everspin, where he was responsible for FAB operations managing the production of Toggle and Spin-Torque MRAM.
Rizwan Ahmed, Vice President of Strategic Marketing
Rizwan is responsible for product marketing, facilitating product strategy, roadmap planning and product management. Rizwan has vast experience in semiconductor industry in R&D, marketing and P&L management. Previously, he was at Western Digital, responsible for the cloud storage business segment. Prior to that, Rizwan spent 20 years at SanDisk Corporation in various roles including management of client SSD marketing. Rizwan earned his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering from UC Berkeley.
Tom Andre, Vice President, Engineering
Tom manages the Everspin design team located at the Austin Design Center where he is responsible for leading the product design efforts. Prior to the formation of Everspin, Tom was a design project leader for 10 years in the Motorola/Freescale MRAM development team. While at Motorola, Tom also led the design of embedded DRAM modules, supporting this effort through successful product introduction. In addition, Tom has led several stand-alone DRAM designs at Alliance Semiconductor and held design positions in the Defense Systems and Electronics Group at Texas Instruments.
Norm Armour, Vice President, Operations
Norm Armour is Everspin's Vice President of Operations, he most recently served as the Managing Director for Worldwide Facilities at Micron Technology where his focus was on constructing new Fab facilities for the corporation as well as achieving “best in class” Facilities and Sustainability metrics. Prior to joining Micron, Norm worked at Western Digital as the VP of Magnetic Heads and later VP of Manufacturing Technology. Just prior to WD, Norm was VP of Global Manufacturing at Alta Devices a Silicon Valley start-up.
Jim Everett, Vice President, Human Resources
Jim was appointed Vice President of Human Resources in February of 2018 after serving for 3 years as the company's first Director of Human Resources. As a member of Everspin Technologies, Inc. Executive Leadership Team, Everett continues to be responsible for all areas related to the attraction, development, and retention of "Everspinners", building the company's global talent pool and helping to maintain the productive environment that is fueling the company's innovation and success.
Annie Flaig, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Annie is responsible for day-to-day operations for all aspects of direct and indirect sales, as well as overseeing Everspin’s channel ecosystem. She will lead the efforts across a broad set of markets including automotive, computing, storage and industrial IoT to increase revenue and expand market activities, as well as contribute to the marketing and business strategy for Everspin products.
Pat Patla, Senior Vice President of Marketing
As the Senior Vice President of Marketing, Pat Patla is responsible for driving strategic direction for Everspin and leading the marketing effort to drive growth across our business, including product roadmaps and the development and execution of global marketing strategies that solidify the leadership position of the company. Prior to Everspin, Pat was the Senior VP and General Manager for KNUPATH, a privately held semiconductor company, where he was responsible for establishing product roadmap strategies in the Machine Learning space. In addition, he has held several senior management positions including VP of Server Business Marketing at Samsung and VP and GM of the Server and Embedded Division of Advanced Micro Devices.
Angelo Ugge, Vice President of Corporate Business Development
Angelo Ugge joins Everspin as Vice President of Business Development. Most recently, Angelo ran Eviteck Consulting LLC, a Marketing and Business Development Consulting firm in Europe focused in helping small/medium size technology companies to develop to their fullest potential. Prior to Eviteck, Angelo held the CEO position at Bridgeco of Zurich, Switzerland, MemsOptical of Huntsville, Alabama, and was Vice President and General Manager of ST Microelectronics in Carrollton, Texas.
Jeff Winzeler, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff joined Everspin from Avnera, a privately held semiconductor company specializing in analog and digital SoC's where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Avnera Jeff served as CFO at Rackwise Inc., Solar Power, Inc., and International Display Works. Jeff worked as a Financial Controller for Intel Corporation for 17 years. He lived in multiple Intel locations including Arizona, New Mexico, Israel, Malaysia, and Folsom where he managed the financial operations of many of Intel's wafer fabrication and assembly-test operations. Prior to leaving Intel in 2004, Jeff was the Controller of Intel's $2 billion Flash memory division.