Kevin Deierling served as VP of marketing at Mellanox starting March 2013. Previously, he served as VP of technology at Genia Technologies, chief architect at Silver Spring Networks, and ran marketing and business development at Spans Logic. Kevin contributed to multiple technology standards and has over 25 patents in areas including wireless communications, error correction, security, video compression, and DNA sequencing. He is a contributing author of a text on BiCmos design. Kevin holds a BA in solid state physics from UC Berkeley.