Leadership

Arnaldo Zimmermann
  
Arnaldo Zimmermann

As Co-Founder and CEO Arnaldo leads ZPE Systems® in delivering the world’s first Software Defined Infrastructure for Console Access and Control. With more than 17 years data center experience and multiple infrastructure technology patents Arnaldo has led many market-leading product initiatives. Arnaldo delivered the first Linux based “break safe” console server, placed IPMI inside servers, architected service processor and power appliances and led enterprise software development in the Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) market.

Prior to founding ZPE Systems®, Arnaldo was Director of Engineering at Emerson Network Power leading teams responsible for DCIM applications encompassing the management of all aspects of Data Center Infrastructure. Prior to this, Arnaldo held senior product development roles at Avocent and Cyclades Corporation developing award winning access and control hardware products.

Livio Ceci
  
Livio Ceci

Over the past 16 years, Livio dedicated his professional career to design and develop innovative solutions for Data Center management. While working at Cyclades and Avocent, he provided technical leadership to deliver embedded products for Service Processors Management appliances, KVM and PDUs. Most recently as Technical Manager at Emerson Network Power, Livio led development teams in the Bay Area and abroad on both Hardware and Software DCIM products.

As Co-Founder and VP of Engineering of ZPE Systems, Livio combines his commitment and the expertise accumulated through years of projects to lead the company’s R&D team and introduce new concepts of Console Access and Control for Data Center Management with the company’s flagship software, NodeGrid Manager®.

Technical Leadership

Our award-winning “A-team” leads engineering efforts to translate data customer needs into premium, market-leading cutting edge solutions to solve customer problems – in the console server, service processor, PDU, KVM and enterprise IT infrastructure management software space.

  Edson Seabra

As Senior Principal Software Engineer, Edson brings two decades of console server experience to the team. He was the first in the industry to embed Linux on a console server platform. Edson applies his knowledge and skills to creating the world’s next generation console server and enterprise software management solutions. Edson has previously worked for Cyclades, Avocent and Emerson Network Power building console servers, PDUs, service processors, KVM and enterprise software.

  Regina Kodato

As Software Manager, Regina manages development of the console server product line and translates customer requirements into cutting edge product features. She possesses vast hands-on development experience in the console server market space, combining customer needs, use cases and features into the best possible solutions. Regina served as Engineering Technical Manager at Cyclades, Avocent and Emerson Network Power for over two decades.

  Nestor Melo

Nestor is a Senior Security Software Engineer with deep experience in embedded Linux software security development, IT infrastructure, and networking-related technologies. Nestor leads the security and kernel optimization engineering group. He has over 10 years of experience developing PDU firmware and embedded Linux products for data centers. He previously worked on DCIM enterprise applications and several product lines at Cyclades, Avocent, and Emerson Network Power.

  Kevin Ansell

As Director, Solutions Architect, Kevin brings several decades of software engineering, IT management and sales experience to the table. Kevin helps enterprise and SMB data center customers improve productivity and gain better control over their IT Infrastructure with the ZPE Systems solutions. By translating market needs into new engineering projects, Kevin helps customers deploy new cutting edge technology solutions. Kevin has excelled in senior sales and management roles with RFCode, Cyclades/Avocent, and Computer Associates, among others.

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