Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Hammerspace co-founder and Chief Executive Officer David Flynn is a recognized leader in IT innovation who has been architecting disruptive computing platforms since his early work in supercomputing and Linux systems.
David pioneered the use of flash for enterprise application acceleration as founder and former CEO of Fusion-io, which was acquired by SanDisk in 2014. He served as Fusion-io President and CEO until May 2013 and board member until July 2013. As the CEO of Fusion-io, David oversaw all operations, was responsible for the company’s strategic direction, and was the visionary behind the company’s innovative technology and market strategy. Preceding his position as CEO, David was the technical founder and CTO of Fusion-io, where he created the company’s foundational research and development efforts, as well as the development of short- and long-term technology roadmaps.
David holds more than 100 patents in areas across web browser technologies, mobile device management, network switching and protocols to distributed storage systems. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science at Brigham Young University and serves on boards for several organizations and startup companies.