Leander Yu is CEO of Graid Technology, a company based in Santa Clara, CA, he co-founded in 2019. Before that he was VP at Silicon Motion for a little more than 2 years following the acquisition of Bigtera, a developer of a SDS solution based on Ceph. He also spent some times at EZ Cloud Tech and TCloud Computing. As an engineer, he likes new technologies and plays with new tech gadgets and thinks about what’s missing or how to make them better and cooler.
Specialties: Software defined storage architecture design, large scale system design, cloud computing IaaS/PaaS system design
While NVMe SSDs are becoming mainstream storage media, with new standards such as CXL and NVMeoF, data centers need a new storage infrastructure to fully unlock the potential of these standards while maintaining low total cost of ownership (TCO) and flexibility.