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Executive Team

Greg Yamamoto

President and Chief Executive Officer
Greg Yamamoto has over 25 years of experience in technology development. He joined SBE following the acquisition of PyX Technologies in August 2005, where Greg served as CEO. Prior to PyX, Greg was Co-Founder and COO of DataPath Systems, Inc., which was acquired by LSI Logic in July 2000. Greg holds a BSEE degree from San Jose State University.

David W. Brunton

Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining SBE in 2001, Dave was the Chief Financial Officer for NetStream, Inc., a voice and data network service provider operating in Washington and California. Prior to NetStream, he was the Chief Financial Officer and SVP – Operations for ReSourcePhoenix.com, a financial service outsource provider. Dave was the corporate controller for the Phoenix American companies and an auditor for Arthur Andersen LLC. Dave is a CPA and holds a BA degree from California State University – Chico.

Leo Fang

Executive Vice President
Leo Fang brings to SBE over a decade of experience in storage and networking engineering and management. He joined SBE following the acquisition of PyX Technologies in August 2005, where Leo served as COO. Prior to PyX, Leo was Director of SERDES and USB Development at LSI Logic, where he led a large, multi-disciplinary engineering department that developed an industry-leading transceiver product line which currently earns annual design win revenues of over $400M. Before LSI Logic, Leo held several senior design engineering positions within storage-centric companies such as Quantum Corporation and DataPath Systems, Inc. Leo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and Material Science Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Nelson Abal

Vice President of Sales
Nelson has over 17 years experience managing strategic accounts, cultivating business relationships, and building high performance sales teams in the networking and communications arena. During his career, Nelson has produced over $100 million in sales to enterprises, commercial accounts, and OEM customers, including multi-million-dollar contracts with HP, ICG Communications, MSN Hotmail, Logitech, Mentor Graphics, and SBC Communications. Nelson’s experience includes senior sales management roles with NEC Business Network Solutions, Peak XV Networks, and Crown Equipment. Abal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering technology from California Polytechnic University.

Kirk Anderson

Vice President of Operations
A member of the SBE team since 1998, Kirk Anderson possesses a 15-year track record in the successful management of high tech operations. Prior to joining SBE, Kirk was manager of Global Logistics for PBH, a medical device company, and manager of sales operations for Vitalink Communications, a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment.