Kevin Deierling has served as vice president of marketing for Mellanox since March 2013. Previously, he served as vice president of technology at Genia Technologies, chief architect at Silver Spring Networks, and ran marketing and business development at Spans Logic. Deierling has contributed to multiple technology standards and has more than 25 patents in wireless communications, error correction, security, video compression, and DNA sequencing. He is a contributing author of a text on BiCmos design. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in solid-state physics from the University of California Berkeley.