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Primary Data Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer David Flynn is a recognized leader in IT innovation who has been architecting disruptive computing platforms since his early work in supercomputing and Linux systems. David pioneered the use of flash for enterprise application acceleration as founder and former CEO of Fusion-io, which was acquired by SanDisk in 2014. He served as Fusion-io President and CEO until May 2013 and board member until July 2013. As Fusion-io CEO, David was responsible for the company’s strategic direction, oversaw all operations and was the visionary behind the company’s innovative technology and market strategy. Preceding his position as CEO, David was Fusion-io Chief Technology Officer, where he led the company’s foundational research and development efforts, as well as the development of short- and long-term technological roadmaps. Prior to Fusion-io, David designed several of the world’s fastest Infiniband and RDMA-based supercomputers. David served as Project BlackDog’s Chief Scientist and Vice President of Engineering. He also held positions at Linux Networx and Network Computer Incorporated (NCI), a spin-off of Oracle Corporation, developing thin-client solutions. David holds more than 100 patents in areas across web browser technologies, mobile device management, network switching and protocols to distributed storage systems. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science at Brigham Young University and serves on Technology Advisory Boards for a number of organizations and startup companies.

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Founder & CEO
Jun, 2006
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CEO
2004
2006
Chief Scientist
2002
2004
Chief Architect / Consultant Software Engineer
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2002
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