Liqid is lucky to have some of the industry's brightest to build out the company's vision.
Jay BreakstoneCEO, Founder
Jay is the visionary behind Liqid's innovative technology. He is responsible for providing business-focused oversight to the sales, marketing, and R&D efforts, while driving the company's short- and long-term technological direction. With 15 years of experience in tech, he previously launched the SSD program and ran the $300 million flash category for PNY Technologies and later founded pureSilicon, an award-winning enterprise SSD company.
Bryan SchrammCOO, Co-Founder
Bryan brings 15 years of experience in product development and corporate strategy. He has built highly-accomplished, technical teams and driven product commercialization while partnering with the nation’s best VC and private equity firms. He has experience with high-profile strategic partnerships and joint ventures across various industries. Bryan also co-founded Sundrop Fuels, backed by KPCB and Oak Investment Partners.
Sumit PuriVP Marketing, Co-Founder
Sumit Puri is a storage industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. Sumit has been focused on defining the technology roadmaps for key industry leaders including SandForce, LSI, and Toshiba. Sumit has a long history with bringing successful products to market with numerous teams and large-scale organizations.
Phillip ClarkDirector of Engineering
Phillip started his software career in 1994 and helped build a product line that excelled his first company to successful IPO in 1999. He previously worked at Network Photonics and Atrato. Since joining Liqid, he has contributed to product architecture, software implementation, and team management and has contributed to Liqid from all sides of the continuous hardware/software spectrum.
Scott CannataChief Software Architect, Co-Founder
Aside from Scott’s uncanny ability to write code, he was responsible for managing software engineering teams and bringing product to market at companies such as: IBM, Data General, SCI-Sanmina/Newisys, Motorola Computer Group, Crosswalk, Coalsere, and JNI.
Christopher LongChief Hardware Architect
Chris is responsible for architecting cutting-edge enterprise class storage appliances, all phases of hardware design and development, and building a strong nimble team of hardware, mechanical engineers, and support team. With over 20 years of experience working for companies like SCI-Sanmina/Newisys and L3 Communications, Chris has a broad knowledge of the computing and storage industry
Sandeep RaoVP of Supply Chain, Co-Founder
Sandeep brings nearly 15 years of experience in the electronics hardware industry. He currently manages supply chain and procurement strategies for SemiCORE Corporation and is actively involved in the NAND market. He previously worked at PNY Technologies.
Marius TudorVP of Sales & Business Development
Marius is an industry veteran and evangelist of mission-critical, flash-centric solutions. He has 17 years of experience in sales management, business development, and marketing roles in technology and the storage industry. Marius served in leadership roles at industry powerhouses Sandisk, Fusion-io, and early Flash pioneer Bitmicro Networks.
Much of where Liqid has been, and where it is heading, is a result of the incredible team we have assembled.
Andy HeydMechanical Engineer, Manager
Brenden RustSenior Mechanical Engineer
Dana BreakstoneProject Manager
Jeff McGannSoftware Engineer, Manager
Jeremy HessCreative Director
Tuan NguyenSenior Test Engineer
Michael HarringtonSenior PCB Design Engineer
Bryan NagelSoftware Engineer
Henry HarrisSenior Software Engineer
Michela MadridOffice Manager
Huiji WangSenior Electrical Engineer
Long HoSenior Electrical Engineer
Seth WalshMechanical Engineer
Daniel NguyenSoftware Engineer
Jamila GunawardenaDirector Solutions Architecture
Ari ClarkUI/UX Developer
James LarsonUI/UX Developer
Mark NolandSr. Solutions Architect
John ZamitesDirector of Sales, Eastern U.S.
Board of Advisors
With a broad range of expertise, our Board of Advisors includes some of technology's leading luminaries.