Peter Buckingham Joins SambaNova as Vice President of Software Engineering
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 7, 2022 — SambaNova Systems, the company providing the industry’s only comprehensive software, hardware and solutions platform for running AI and deep learning applications, announces the appointment of Peter Buckingham as Vice President of Software Engineering. Buckingham is responsible for enabling the software team to seize the rapidly growing transformation opportunity of AI in the public sector and the enterprise.
“With AI, we are experiencing one of the greatest transitions in the history of computing from the Internet and this transition pushes the boundaries of what is possible today. Businesses are rapidly deploying AI to accelerate their transformation and embark on the future of computing,” said Rodrigo Liang, CEO of SambaNova Systems. “I am delighted to welcome Peter to the team. business leaders to unleash the power of AI.”
Buckingham brings to SambaNova more than 20 years of experience creating new technologies and bringing them to market; his contributions to AI innovation have helped change the industry. Buckingham has held leadership positions at VMware, Bitfusion, Sun Microsystems, Dell and Waypoint.
“I am honored to join the SambaNova management team. This is an incredible opportunity to create first-to-market software that accelerates the adoption of AI across the world,” said Peter Buckingham, VP of Software at SambaNova. “Seventy-two percent of businesses are struggling with the adoption of AI, but they desperately need to deploy it today. The software we create at SambaNova will help them do that.
Buckingham is the latest addition to SambaNova’s accomplished management team, which has attracted some of the best talent and expertise in the industry. In recent months, SambaNova has rapidly expanded its talent pool, with the addition of Prabhdeep Singhvice president of software product, Poonacha Kongetiravice president of hardware, Matt TaylorVice President of Strategic Sales and Partnerships and Amy LoveMarketing Director.
SambaNova continues to garner accolades throughout the industry, including recognition by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in its “Cool sellers in AI semiconductors” industry report and award for Best AI Product in Next-Gen Infrastructure by CogX and VentureBeat’s Innovation in Edge Award for 2021. The company was named one of CRN’s Top 10 AI Chipmakers in 2021 and one of CRN’s 20 Coolest Tech Startups of 2020. SambaNova was also Great place to work certified in 2021, recognized in the Smart Machines category by Fast Company’sNext big things in tech», and the winner of the GSA 2021 award for «Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company Award.”
About SambaNova Systems
The AI is here. With SambaNova, customers deploy the power of AI and deep learning in weeks rather than years to meet the demands of the AI-enabled world. SambaNova’s flagship offer, Dataflow-as-a-ServiceMT, is a purpose-built end-to-end solution for AI and deep learning that overcomes the limitations of legacy technology to power the large and complex models that enable customers to uncover new opportunities, drive new revenue, and grow. increase operational efficiency. Based in Palo Alto, CA, SambaNova Systems was founded in 2017 by industry luminaries and hardware and software design experts from Sun/Oracle and Stanford University. Investors include SoftBank Vision Fund 2, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Intel Capital, GV, Walden International, Temasek, GIC, Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Celesta and several others. For more information, visit sambanova.ai or contact us at [email protected].
Source: SambaNova Systems