Our BoardCommNexus is a non-profit organization that is member supported. We rely on the sponsorship of industry companies, along with the participation of individuals from our community, to assist us in helping the San Diego technology community. Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our sponsor companies and industry advisors.
At the heart of EvoNexus is a driven team working tirelessly to ensure EvoNexus provides startups with the support and opportunities needed to prosper and pioneer the future of technology.
EvoNexus Chief Engineer & Operations - EvoNexus Silicon Valley
EvoNexus Chief Engineer & Operations - EvoNexus Silicon Valley / Fmr VP of Engineering, Oracle and Fmr VP Engineering Sun Microsystems
Ron Melanson serves as Chief Engineer & Operations for EvoNexus Silicon Valley. He previously served as Vice President of Engineering and managed the Hardware Quality Office at Oracle Corp.
As VP of Engineering, he was responsible for Hardware Central Engineering, hardware quality, and customer advocacy. To this capacity, his organization provided customer solutions and best practice guides, competitive benchmarking, application tuning, and advanced compiles. His team also supported compliance, safety and RoHS testing, and certification.
Prior to Oracle, Ron served a dual role at Sun MicroSystems as Distinguished Engineer and Vice President of Engineering. To that capacity, he managed the development of several SRARC CPU programs and lead the development of advanced semiconductor technologies with strategic FAB partners.
Ron’s engineering career before Sun Microsystems was rooted at Digital Equipment Corporation, where Ron served as a consulting engineer developing process technologies, custom chips and EDA tools for the development of VAX and high end systems.
Ron took his B.S. and M.S degrees in E.E. at Northeastern University.