SOURCE: XtremeData, Inc.

June 22, 2009 08:00 ET

XtremeData Expands Leadership Team, Adds Database Experts From Knightsbridge Solutions

Industry Veterans Help Accelerate Company Into the Data Warehouse/Analytics Market

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - XtremeData, the provider of fully integrated appliances for large database analytics, has appointed Jay Desai as Senior VP Corporate Strategy and Faisal Shah as Chief Technologist, Database Applications. The new management team members will help the company apply its ground-breaking technology to solving the challenges of large data analysis. XtremeData's dbX Appliance is an innovative solution that enables unconstrained ad-hoc analysis and exploration of large data sets.

"For XtremeData to move aggressively into the product launch phase and successfully execute on our sales plan, we need to get all the right people on the bus. We are bringing these two well-respected experts on board to help us shape our product direction and guide strategy and growth efforts," said Ravi Chandran, CEO of XtremeData. "We are fortunate in attracting industry veterans to our executive management team. Jay and Faisal bring deep data analytics market knowledge and a shared vision for rapidly growing our business."

Jay Desai brings over 25 years' experience in information technology, with a focus on information management, data warehousing and business intelligence for Fortune 500 companies. He was one of the founders (along with Faisal) of Knightsbridge Solutions, LLC in Chicago, a professional services provider, focused on the information management, data integration, data warehousing, and business intelligence applications. Knightsbridge was acquired by Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 2006. Previously he was a principal at Technology Solutions Company also in Chicago. His professional specialty is strategic planning and the analysis, design, and implementation of complex high-performance business systems.

Faisal Shah also brings 25 years of expertise in building high-performance applications for enterprise computing systems. He has deep experience in leading technical teams and developing technology solutions for challenging business problems. He was a co-founder and CTO at Knightsbridge Solutions, LLC, where he led data management architecture teams, established technology vendor partnerships, and defined data management strategies for Fortune 500 enterprises.

About XtremeData, Inc.

XtremeData, Inc. supplies a line of hardware-accelerated computing systems and is the inventor of FPGA-based In-Socket Accelerators (ISA). Products include database analytics appliances and a broad range of solutions for markets such as decision support systems (DSS), financial analytics, video transcoding, life sciences, military, and wireless communications. Founded in 2003 it is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL (near Chicago, Illinois, USA) with a software development center located in Bangalore, India. For more information, visit

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