Why Attend Flash Memory Summit?

FMS is the best networking opportunity in the storage industry!

Attendees will hear keynotes and the latest technology updates, forecasts, and roadmaps for non-volatile memory (NVM). 2019 highlights feature NVMe, NVMe-oF, Persistent Memory, advanced memory technologies, and key Open Source software topics. Learn the latest storage design tricks, take advantage of networking opportunities, and connect with both established and new vendors and suppliers.

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

For the past five years, Flash Memory Summit has sold out. Call now to customize your sponsorship or arrange for non-exhibiting sponsor status. Once returning exhibitors have claimed the space for the upcoming year, exhibit space locations and promotional options will be open to new vendors. At that time, they are available on a “first come, first served” basis…

Call for Presentations

Participate: The Conference is open to everyone involved in the design, development, integration, marketing, use, or support of Flash Memory. This includes related hardware, software, or services. Please use our online form to submit your proposal. Proceedings: Presenters must deliver a copy of their paper or visuals for publication in the Conference Proceedings. …


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Program — The Flash Memory Summit program will provide attendees with practical information on the current state of flash memory and its applications. It consists of Half-day forums, Panel discussions, Keynotes, Half-day pre-conference seminars…

Call for Presentations
  • Technical sessions
  • Panel discussions
  • Pre-conference seminars
  • Expert tables

Speaker Resources

For Program Participants: Thank you for participating in the Flash Memory Summit. Here is helpful information for preparing your presentation and reaching conference support people. Your “speaker ready” room for Flash Memory Summit is in Hall D…

2019 Keynotes

  • Shigeo (Jeff) Ohshima

    Technology Executive, SSD Application Engineering    

    Toshiba Memory Corporation

    Jeff Ohshima is a member of the technology executive team at Toshiba Memory, where he focuses on SSD development and applications engineering. He was previously VP Memory[...]

  • Jeremy Werner

    Senior Vice President and General Manager, SSD Business Unit

    Toshiba Memory America

    Jeremy Werner is senior vice president and general manager, SSD business unit, Toshiba Memory America, Inc., where he leads the team focused on defining, promoting, supporting [...]

  • Dr. Siva Sivaram

    Siva Sivaram, Executive Vice President, Silicon Technology & Manufacturing

    Western Digital

    Dr. Siva Sivaram is Executive Vice President of Silicon Technology and Manufacturing for Western Digital, responsible for the company’s industry-leading [...]

  • Christopher Bergey

    Christopher Bergey, Senior Vice President, Devices

    Western Digital

    Christopher Bergey is Senior Vice President of Devices Product Marketing and Management at Western Digital responsible for the Data Center, Client [...]

  • Hongsok Choi

    VP of NAND Development and Design

    SK hynix

    Hongsok Choi is VP of NAND Development and Design, SK hynix. Over the 26 years of his career, Mr. Choi has designed and developed various SRAM, DRAM and [...]

  • Andrew (Hyonil) Chong

    SVP of NAND Solution Development

    SK hynix

    Andrew (Hyonil) Chong is Senior VP and Head of SK HMS Korea, where he is responsible forthe development of ASIC, FW and hardware for Mobile (eMMC, UFS, MCP) and SSD NAND solution [...]

  • Vladimir Alves

    Co-founder & CTO

    NGD Systems

    Vladimir Alves is co-founder/CTO at NGD Systems, where he focuses on developing SoCs that implement intelligent storage technology for data centers and [...]

  • Scott Shadley

    VP Marketing

    NGD Systems

    Scott Shadley is VP Marketing at NGD Systems where he leads marketing, product management, and product development for the company’s industry-leading [...]

  • Steven Eliuk

    VP of Deep Learning, SSD business unit


    Steven Eliuk is Vice President Deep Learning, Global Chief Data Office (GCDO) at IBM, where he leads the development of platform and infrastructure components [...]

  • Alper Ilkabahar

    Vice President & General Manager


    Alper Ilkbahar is General Manager of Data Center Memory and Storage Solutions and Vice President Data Center Group at Intel, where he led the introduction of the world’s first  [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Andrew Dieckmann

    VP of Marketing Data Center Solutions


    AAndrew Dieckmann is vice president of marketing and applications engineering for the data center solutions (DCS) division at Microchip Technology's Microsemi subsidiary. He is [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Chris Lamb

    VP Compute Software at NVIDIA


    Chris leads software engineering for the CUDA platform, DGX systems, data-center distributed systems such as Kubernetes, and NGC, a registry for accelerated solutions on NVIDIA [...]

  • Mellanox Micheal Kagan
  • Michael Kagan



    Michael Kagan is a co-founder and CTO of Mellanox Technologies where he focuses on using high-speed networking to improve application performance. He works on [...]

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  • Thad Omura

    EVP of Marketing & Operations


    Mr. Thad Omura is an accomplished technology business executive that has been instrumental in driving startups to IPO and high-value acquisitions, while also having public company experience [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Nigel Alvares

    VP of Marketing, Flash Business Unit


    Nigel Alvares is VP SSD and Data Center Storage Solutions at Marvell Semiconductor, where he is responsible for SSD controllers and data center [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Salil Raje

    Executive Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Group


    XilinxSalil Raje heads the Data Center Group (DCG) for Xilinx, leading a global team of engineering, sales, and marketing professionals dedicated to [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Jack Lee

    Co-Founder & CEO


    Jihyo Lee is the co-founder and CEO of FADU Technology. Jihyo is a former partner at Bain & Capital and a successful serial entrepreneur involved in multiple businesses in [...]

  • Microchip Andrew Dieckmann
  • Zining Wu

    Founder & CEO


    Dr. Zining Wu is the co-founder and CEO of Innogrit Corporation, a fabless semiconductor startup focusing on data storage, management, and processing. Before founding Innogrit in October 2016, [...]

2019 Exhibitors

  • sponsor opps
  • For all non-volatile storage developers in all application areas, Flash Memory Summit provides the latest information on specifications, products and ecosystem support. The Conference is a one-stop shop for all non-volatile memory issues. Attendees get to hear the latest updates, ask questions of the experts, and talk to the 100+ vendors about their wide variety of products and services. […]

  • meida opps
  • When you issue a press release prior to Flash Memory Summit, it raises visibility and awareness for your company's products and technologies. Be sure to send us your press releases and we will post them in Flash Memory Summit NEWS on our website. Email your releases in PDF format to our webmaster. […]



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