Bert Armijo, 3Tera
Founder and Senior VP of Product Management, 3Tera, Inc. Bert is a veteran of multiple startups. He brings to 3TERA 25 years of high-technology experience and a proven ability to communicate the value of new technologies and successfully bring innovative products to market. In 3TERA Bert is responsible for product definition and customer relationships.
Before joining 3Tera, Bert co-founded Topspin Communications, a pioneer in fabric computing which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. Prior to that, Bert was Director of Product Management for Nortel's High Performance Switching Division and launched the company's Passport 8600 Enterprise LAN switch. Bert joined Nortel through the acquisition of Bay Networks, which had acquired Gigabit Ethernet startup Rapid City Communications, where Bert was Director of Marketing. At Rapid City Bert was responsible for launching the first Gigabit Ethernet routing switch in 1997. Bert has BS in Computer Science from Cal State Fullerton and holds an MBA from Saint Mary's College.
Bert Armijo is a frequent speaker at top industry events including INTEROP, LinuxWorld, ISPCON, Office 2.0, T1 Hosting Summit and AJAX World among many others. His blog is at www.3tera.com/hotcluster.html