Innovators, Leaders, Experts
Sardina Systems is led by business executives with decades of experience in growing business in the supercomputer systems and enterprise software market, and senior engineers each packing 10+ years experience in development of high performance software for large-scale facilities and operation of mission critical systems in industries including finance, energy, defense, meteorology and automotive.
The Sardina Systems Advisory Board comprise individuals who have extensive experience building and growing business, and held senior management and leadership roles, at major system vendors, storage solution vendors.
Keith is responsible for Business Development. He has 40+ years experience in supercomputing sales, previously with T-Platforms, Quadrics, NEC, KSR and CDC.
Keith holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Kenneth is responsible for building Sardina Systems as a leader in automated, flexible, efficient and scalable OpenStack and Kubernetes platform. He has 20+ years prior experience at CloudFabriQ, BNP Paribas, OptimaNumerics.
Kenneth holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Reading, UK.
Mihaela is responsible for marketing and commercial operations. She previously worked on developing brands and commercial impact at ilyan.com, Geometry Global, BAT, Libra Bank and Attica Media.
Mihaela holds a Master in Marketing Management from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest, Romania.
Anastasia Emelianova leads the software development at Sardina Systems. She previously worked on development of real time audio processing and analysis, various defense systems, and high load system operations.
Anastasia holds a MSc (Honors) in Information Systems and Technologies from Moscow Technological University (MIREA), Russia.
Vladimir Ermakov is responsible for data flow and decision engines at Sardina Systems. He previously worked on development of hardware device prototypes, MCU firmware, kernel modules, autopilot telemetry protocol, protocol decoders, and embedded software and networking daemons.
Vladimir studied Robotics at Moscow Technological University (MIREA), Russia.
Maria is responsible for service engine development at Sardina Systems. She previously worked on development of major systems in e-commerce, finance, music streaming, with Lazada, Sberbank Technologies, and Zvooq.
Maria holds a Bachelor in Computer Software and Automated Systems from National Research University Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia
Viktoria is responsible for system operations software at Sardina Systems. She has 10+ years experience in critical systems operations in broadcasting, media and enterprise.
Viktoria studied Management and Informatics in Technical Systems at Kamchatka State Technical University.
Rod is an Advisor to Sardina Systems. Rod is currently EMEA Director – High Performance Computing & AI at NVIDIA. He was previously senior management roles at Intel, SGI, Rackable Systems, Copan, EMC, Amdahl and ICL.
Rod holds a BSc in Economics and Geography from Queen Mary University of London, UK.
John Higgins CBE
John is an Advisor to Sardina Systems. John is currently Chairman of the Global Digital Foundation and Senior Adviser at Burson-Marsteller. He was previously Director General of Digital Europe, and Director General of Intellect.
John holds a Bachelor in Mathematics and Physics from the University of East Anglia, UK.
John is an Advisor to Sardina Systems. John has 40+ years senior management and leadership experience in large scale systems, previously with SGI, Apollo, OptimaNumerics, CloudFabriQ.
John holds a PhD in Numerical Computations from the University of Leeds, UK.