Kevin Conley, Everspin President and CEO
Kevin Conley has served as the President and CEO of Everspin since Sept 2017 and as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. Prior to joining Everspin, Kevin Conley spent over 20 years at SanDisk where he was most recently Senior Vice President and CTO of SanDisk until June 2016, focused on fostering strategic innovation at the company. Previously, he served as senior vice president and general manager of SanDisk’s Client Storage Solutions after holding several key system engineering leadership positions over his career at SanDisk. In 2009-2010, he was Vice President of Engineering at Corsair, where he transformed and expanded the product portfolio to grow the company to a leader in PC gaming components, including high performance SSDs. Conley is listed as the inventor or co-inventor on over 90 patents in the area of non-volatile memory architecture and management. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a master of science in computer engineering and a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and is an alumnus of the Stanford Executive Program.
Sanjeev Aggarwal, Ph.D., Vice President, Technology R&D
Sanjeev directs the R&D program for Everspin’s Spin-transfer 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-transfer Torque MRAM.
Rizwan Ahmed, Vice President of 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.
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.
Yong Kim, Vice President, Engineering
Yong is responsible for product design including design and engineering. Yong is a 27-year veteran of the semiconductor industry and came to Everspin most recently from Cypress Semiconductor where he was Vice President of Design leading worldwide development of 3D NAND products. Kim also spent several years at Spansion and AMD prior to Spansion’s acquisition by Cypress.
Kim holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University and a bachelor’s degree, also in Electrical Engineering, from Oregon State University.
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.
Troy Winslow, Vice President, Sales
Troy is responsible for global product sales at Everspin. As a tenured leader and motivator of sales teams, Troy is responsible for driving revenue as well as strengthening our product strategy. Previously he was Vice President of Sales at Microsemi where he joined when Microsemi acquired PMC-Sierra in 2016. Prior to joining PMC-Sierra, Winslow served more than 16 years at Intel in various management positions, predominantly in multiple flash memory component and solid-state drive (SSD) businesses.
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.