DDN names GM of IME Business Unit

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced Jessica Popp as the company´s general manager (GM) of the newly created Infinite Memory Engine (IME) business unit, the company said.

In this new role, Popp will leverage more than 20 years of experience in storage software and engineering management to build a world-class development organization for DDN´s IME business. In addition, she will oversee the growth of the IME development and quality assurance teams, advance the IME feature set, and accelerate customer acquisition and revenue growth.

Prior to joining DDN, Popp was the engineering director of the High Performance Data Division at Intel Corporation, where she managed the development and support of the Lustre parallel file system and related products.

DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world´s big data storage supplier to data-intensive, global organizations. For more than 18 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and storage solutions that enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and to accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud.