January 22, 2014 09:00 ET

Liz King Joins SGI as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2014) - SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in high-performance computing and Big Data, today announced that Elizabeth P. King has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales.

King has more than 20 years of experience in global sales and business development, including key leadership roles with responsibility exceeding $1 billion in sales on a global basis. She was most recently vice president, strategic alliances, for Juniper Networks. Previously, she was vice president & general manager of the server group for Hitachi Data Systems where she was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and customer delivery of Hitachi servers and solutions. King also held key senior business development and sales roles at Alcatel-Lucent, Sun Microsystems, Raytheon, and Texas Instruments. She received an MBA in management from the University of Dallas and a BS in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.

"Liz King has extensive experience developing and leading global teams to build and grow strategic account relationships and channel partners in both the enterprise and public sectors," said Jorge Titinger, CEO and president of SGI. "We are extremely pleased to have attracted an individual with Liz's talent, background, and energy. With SGI's strong product portfolio, increasing market demand in Big Data, a solid base of current customers, and a growing list of key technical and go-to-market partners, we look forward to leveraging Liz's leadership to realize the exciting opportunity we see in front of us."

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