SambaNova Systems Names Eli Collins to Key Strategy Role
Former Cloudera Executive Joins SambaNova Systems
SambaNova Systems, a rapidly growing Silicon Valley-based startup company building the most advanced machine learning and analytics platforms, today announced Eli Collins has joined the company. Collins will contribute strategically to driving adoption of SambaNova Systems within the open source and commercial ecosystems.
“Eli’s experience leading machine learning and analytics software platform development for the largest enterprises is a significant extension to our software organization and compliments our world-class hardware development efforts,” said Rodrigo Liang, CEO, SambaNova Systems. “We are excited about Eli coming on to help expand our presence in the open source and commercial software communities.”
Collins has been involved in numerous successful efforts to co-design software and hardware to establish new platforms for the enterprise. Most recently, Collins was Chief Technologist and Vice President at Cloudera where he oversaw development of their software platform for machine learning and data analytics.
“Compute for machine learning and analytics is growing exponentially and represents an enormous market opportunity for SambaNova Systems,” said Eli Collins, SambaNova Systems. “They have put together a tremendous team of researchers and engineers to pursue it, and I look forward to working with them to bring a new generation of computing to the marketplace.”
About SambaNova Systems
SambaNova Systems is building the industry’s most advanced systems platform to run AI applications from the datacenter to the edge. Founded in November 2017 in Palo Alto, California by industry luminaries, hardware and software design experts, world-class innovators from Sun/Oracle, and Stanford University. SambaNova Systems’ mission is to bring AI innovations that have been developed in advanced research to organizations around the world, helping to create AI for everyone, everywhere. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., the company’s investors include funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Walden International, GV, Intel Capital, Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, WRVI Capital and several others. For more information please visit us at sambanova.ai or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.