SambaNova Systems Appoints First Chief Marketing Officer

Posted by SambaNova Systems on July 19, 2021

Accomplished marketing leader Amy D. Love joins SambaNova Systems as the company accelerates and revolutionizes global customer adoption of artificial intelligence technology

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 19, 2021 – As artificial intelligence (AI) permeates industries across global markets — leading to newfound business value for enterprises and organizations worldwide — SambaNova Systems, the company building the industry’s most advanced software, hardware, and services to run AI applications, is accelerating its go-to-market and category creation strategy with the appointment of the company’s first chief marketing officer, Amy D. Love.

With more than 25 years of marketing experience, Love will lead SambaNova’s marketing department and advance its positioning, messaging and go-to-market activities, demonstrating how current and future customers can achieve unprecedented value and supercharge their competitive advantage with AI technology.

“We are thrilled to have Amy’s exceptional go-to-market vision, which will strengthen SambaNova’s team in concert with our continued momentum as the world’s best positioned AI systems and services startup,” said Rodrigo Liang, CEO and co-founder of SambaNova. “As SambaNova expands its reach across global markets and drives ahead as a leading AI platform solutions provider, Amy’s expertise and leadership will be vital.”

Love brings to SambaNova a wealth of experience across the technology industry, which includes time at Fortune 500, high-growth and startup companies. Most recently, she served as CMO at Pavilion Data Systems, an enterprise data storage company based in San Jose, California. Her prior positions include CMO at Violin Memory; and vice president of global brand and demand generation, vice president of brand and communication, and CMO at NetApp.

“I am honored to join the highly-accomplished and committed team at SambaNova. The immense opportunity for SambaNova to have a material and lasting impact on the global technology industry is unmatched,” Love said. “Together, we are forging a new category of technology. I am thrilled to join the organization at a time when AI is catapulting organizations forward to achieve unmatched business outcomes leveraging the ease of SambaNova’s full solution that yields results in days, not years.”

SambaNova’s flagship Dataflow-as-a-Service offering, an extensible AI services platform, enables organizations to jump-start AI initiatives overnight by augmenting existing capabilities and staffing, revolutionizing accessibility and empowering organizations in every industry to unleash AI’s vast potential with a simple subscription. The platform is powered by DataScale, an integrated software and hardware platform delivering unrivaled performance, accuracy, scale, and ease of use built on SambaNova’s Reconfigurable Dataflow Architecture (RDA).

Amy’s addition to the company comes as SambaNova continues to be recognized by the industry, including in June 2021 when Gartner named SambaNova a Cool Vendor in its “Cool Vendors in AI Semiconductors” report. SambaNova is extremely well positioned for accelerated growth given its latest funding round, which launched the company to status as the best-funded AI systems and services platform in the world with over $1 billion in funding.

SambaNova has also been recognized as the Best AI Product in Next-Generation Infrastructure by CogX. The company was named one of CRN’s 10 Hottest AI Chip Makers in 2021 and one of CRN’s 20 Coolest Tech Startups Of 2020. SambaNova was also Great Place to Work certified in 2021.

About SambaNova Systems

Customers turn to SambaNova to quickly deploy state-of-the-art generative AI capabilities within the enterprise. Our purpose-built enterprise-scale AI platform is the technology backbone for the next generation of AI computing.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, SambaNova Systems was founded in 2017 by industry luminaries, and hardware and software design experts from Sun/Oracle and Stanford University. Investors include SoftBank Vision Fund 2, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Intel Capital, GV, Walden International, Temasek, GIC, Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Celesta, and several others. Visit us at or contact us at Follow SambaNova Systems on Linkedin.