Management Team

Executive Team

stuartStuart Berman

Chief Executive Officer

Stuart brings over 30 years of experience in the Enterprise networking and data storage industries. Previous to Jeda Networks, Stuart was the SVP & CTO of Emulex Corporation (NYSE ELX). In 2005, InfoWorld voted Stuart one of the top 25 CTO’s of the year. Stuart was founder of 3 prior successful startups and has 22 issued patents and over two dozen pending patent applications. The products created from these patents have generated over $1B in revenue and have been referenced by over 100 subsequent patents. Stuart has presented internationally to Fortune 1000 corporations on Data Center technology and trends. Stuart graduated from UC San Diego, cum laude, and received his Masters in Computer Science from UCLA.

amitAmit Kothari

Chief Financial Officer

Amit has over 20 years experience in executive level finance across multiple industries. Prior to Jeda Networks, Amit served as COO and CFO of Paciolan, a ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions company for over 300 North American clients. Amit has extensive experience in corporate and business development, strategy, operations as well as mergers and acquisitions. He oversaw the successful acquisition of Paciolan by Ticketmaster, as well as architected a strategic financing deal that contributed to the doubling of revenue of Autobytel, a publically traded Internet company.


Soogil Cho

Sr. Vice President of
International Sales

Soogil has over 25 years of global sales experience in storage and technology. Prior to Jeda Networks, he served as the VP of Asia Pacific Sales for Emulex, managing field offices and channel distribution partners, and working with key server and storage OEMs. Soogil is experienced in building sales infrastructure and organizations in the AP and EMEA market. He has held a number of senior level management positions in both engineering and sales within high tech industry, including positions held at Vixel, Mylex, Shugart, Teledyne, and Control Data Corporation. Soogil received his Bachelors degree from the University of Utah in Electrical Engineering.

davidDavid Crespi

VP of Technology
and Engineering

Dave has over 30 years of experience in the computer and storage networking industry. Prior to Jeda Networks, Dave was VP and CTO at Emulex. He has a successful track record in startups, including his role as co-founder of Arcxel. In addition to his direct involvement in prior startups, Dave has assisted multiple organizations in Orange County as a founding member of the Strategic Advisory Council, as well as his efforts at OCTANe, which included providing guidance to start-up companies in Orange County. Dave received his Engineering degree in Electronics from California State University in Fullerton.