SolidFire Names Former Skype CTO As Engineering VP

Boulder-based SolidFire is tapping a veteran of Skype and Avaya for its new Vice President of Engineering, the company said today. Skype said it has named Daniel Berg as its Vice President of Engineering, to head up engineering, development and quality for its solid state disk (SSD) storage systems. Berg joins from Avaya, where he was VP of Research and Development. Berg also served as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Research and Development at Skype, in addition to serving at Sun Microsystems, IBM, and Honeywell.