Susan Lewis Joins Silicon Mechanics as Director of Product Management

Hardware expertise will help extend the company's reputation as a solution integrator

Silicon Mechanics, Inc., announces that Susan Lewis has joined the company as director of product management. With more than 20 years of experience at prominent industry-leading hardware and software companies, she will help build Silicon Mechanics' superior solutions, position the company for growth, and ensure exceptional customer service as part of the "Expert included" motto and guiding principle that defines Silicon Mechanics and differentiates it in the marketplace.

Ms. Lewis has a deep knowledge of networking, communications, data management and business applications. She will be focused on growing the burgeoning compute intensive markets and providing the kind of superior customer service for which Silicon Mechanics is known.

Ms. Lewis has significant hardware experience, having more than ten years in regional network integration services management, OEM/reseller sales, and field service engineering. She has held positions with independent software vendors, including WRQ, Inc., where she led worldwide marketing, including global channels marketing, eBusiness strategy and execution. She has also worked for major original equipment manufacturers, including Microsoft, where she served as international product manager, driving global communications for a major launch of the Microsoft Office suite.

Ms. Lewis joins Silicon Mechanics after eight years as a business consultant, where she developed successful business relationships across multiple channels from direct sales to marketing alliances, to advanced strategic partnerships.

"Susan Lewis is an industry leader with world-class expertise in the enterprise hardware and software industries," said David Manning, Silicon Mechanics' executive director of marketing. "She has an assertive eye on new products, and a keen understanding of what's available in the marketplace, ensuring the right solutions for our customers. She will help us extend our capabilities as a true solution integrator."