PALO ALTO, Calif., PRNewswire – Speck Design, Silicon Valley's leading product design firm, announces the addition of Dennis Storz as Engineering Manager of Datacom Systems Group. Storz oversees the engineering development of telecommunication, server, and data center products, now united under one division. With more than 20 years experience in server product development and complex systems engineering at both firms and client-side, Storz is able to bridge the gap between client needs and innovative design solutions to bring the right products to market for Speck clients.
"Dennis delivers a combination of acquired wisdom and in-depth experience, both as a consumer and provider of product development services. He understands not only the technology, but equally as important, our customers' business needs," said Elisa Jagerson, Chief Executive Officer, Speck Design. "His contributions will provide an edge not only to our customers, but to our company as we exceed customer expectations and continue to expand our presence in this critical industry."
Speck Design provides excellence in design, engineering and customer experience, reinforcing its "partners by design" approach to its business. Speck's thriving Datacom practice serves clients from venture-backed start ups to the world's largest networking equipment vendors. Clients include Amphenol Corporation, Avid, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Harmonic Inc., Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, and RGB Networks.
"At Speck we offer a systems level, holistic approach to product design and have combined telecom, networking, server and datacenter design services into a single organization in order to better serve our clients' needs," said Storz. "I am excited to lead the Datacom Systems Group and provide this end-to-end product development."
Prior to Speck Design, Storz was Director of Platform Engineering for Lightfleet Corp., developer of a high-density blade server. Before Lightfleet, Storz was Director of Hardware Engineering at nCUBE Corp. nCUBE produced a line of video servers based on patented hypercube interconnect technology.