Violin Memory®, Inc.  has announced that Said Ouissal has been named the new head of Violin’s Worldwide Field Operations.

Since joining the company in early 2014, Ouissal had been Violin’s senior vice president of Product Management and Strategy, and managed its worldwide team of System Engineers.  He replaces Tom Mitchell who will stay with the company and work closely with Ouissal and Violin’s leadership team to execute a seamless transition.

“Said Ouissal’s technical acumen and customer engagement experience will provide our global sales force with strategic IT insight shared by very few in our industry,” said Kevin DeNuccio, president and CEO at Violin Memory. “As Violin delivers its all flash technology solutions, replacing traditional primary, disk-based storage in the data center, Ouissal is uniquely qualified to align customer requirements with the transition to an all flash data center.”