Mellanox Announces New Executive Appointments

SUNNYVALE, CA and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – April 19, 2017 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today executive promotions of Samuel Attali, Albert Benzoni, Mike Dubman, Dazeng Feng, Tzahi Oved, and Asaf Wachtel to vice presidents and Roy Armoni and Eyal Frost to senior principal engineers.

“I am pleased to announce the promotions of Samuel, Albert, Mike, Dazeng, Tzahi, Asaf, Roy, and Eyal. These employees represent the next generation of Mellanox leaders who have proven their abilities to drive our technology and business forward,” said Eyal Waldman, President and CEO of Mellanox. “As we expand into new technologies and businesses, each of these executives will bring unique expertise and capabilities to further our success. I’d like to wish each and every one of these executives great success in their new roles.”

Samuel Attali is Vice President, Hardware Adapters and Processors, managing hardware development for the Connect-X® and Innova™ adapters, and the BlueField™ system-on-a- chip products. Mr. Attali holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Technion University in Israel.

Albert Benzoni is Vice President of Silicon Photonics Engineering, he is responsible for developing high volume manufacturing processes and transfer to production of Silicon Photonics interconnect product line. He has masters’ degrees in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh and the State University of New York respectively.

Mike Dubman is Vice President of Software, leading the high performance computing, AI and accelerators software groups. He is responsible for delivering world class networking performance to Mellanox’s customers. Mr. Dubman holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Ben Gurion University, Israel.

Dazeng Feng is Vice President, Silicon Photonics Technology, leading chip design and technology development for the advanced Silicon Photonics-based LinkX™ optical transceiver products. Dr. Feng holds a PhD in Physics from the Fudan University, China.

Tzahi Oved is Vice President of software architecture, responsible for managing the software architecture of Mellanox’s advanced adapter and system-on-a-chip products. Mr. Oved holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Asaf Wachtel is Vice President Business Development, responsible for growing the enterprise, financial services, and media and entertainment businesses. Mr. Wachtel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and a Masters in Business Administration from IDC, Herzliya.

Roy Armoni is a Senior Principal Engineer, responsible for formal verification; managing the software and technologies to ensure first pass success for Mellanox chip designs. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Hebrew University.

Eyal Frost is a Senior Principal Engineer, responsible for analog and package design as well as signal integrity for Mellanox’s most advanced chip products. He holds a Practical Engineering degree from Ort Afula College.

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Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services. More information is available at

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