Spokane, WA--November 18, 1996--The Packet Engines (Spokane, WA) professional development team continues to grow with additional high-tech experts coming on board.
The most recent additions to Packet Engines' staff include Paramjeet (PJ) Singh, director of software; David Roth, director of ASIC development; Vito Minetti, director of international systems sales; and Lee Runion, director of OEM systems sales. Additionally, Packet Engines' director of business development, Brian MacLeod, has moved to Spokane to become director of marketing for the company.
New director of software, Paramjeet (PJ) Singh, previously served in various major internetworking companies such as Chipcom, 3Com, and Bay Networks in the Silicon Valley. His primary responsibilities included software architecture and implementation of Ethernet switching, network management, and VLANs in high-performance networking products.
David Roth, new director of ASIC development for Packet Engines, joins the company from NexGen (Milpitas, CA) where he headed the VLSI design, and design automation efforts on NexGen's Nx586 and Nx686 processors.
Vito Minetti, new director of international systems sales at Packet Engines, previously served as national account manager at 3Com Corp. with sales responsibilities for major worldwide accounts including Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu BCS, and ICL.
New Packet Engines' director of OEM systems sales, Lee Runion, previously served as director of sales for the Northwest and Canada for ATML, an ATM workgroup-focused networking company. There he was responsible for developing the channel sales strategy in Canada and in 12 western states.
Brian MacLeod, who has been serving as director of business development for Packet Engines, was the fourth person hired by the company in July 1995. Very recently MacLeod made the decision to move his family to Spokane to take the position of director of marketing.
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