Flash Memory Summit Announces Amy Fowler of Pure Storage as 2023 SuperWomen in Flash Leadership Award Winner

Flash Memory Summit 2023

SuperWomen in Flash

Fowler to be honored during the annual summit

I am proud of the work the SuperWomen in Flash team has been doing to attract more women to our industry, and its award program is a reminder of the talent women bring to the flash memory industry.”

— Chuck Sobey, Flash Memory Summit Conference Chair

SANTA CLARA, CA, UNITED STATES, July 26, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Flash Memory Summit (FMS) today announced that the SuperWomen in Flash Leadership Award for 2023 goes to Amy Fowler, VP and GM, FlashBlade, at Pure Storage. Started in 2018, the SuperWomen in Flash Leadership Award recognizes women who have shown outstanding leadership in the growth, development and use of flash memory and associated technologies and systems.

Over the past 20 years, Fowler has empowered women in IT by showing them the impact that they can have. She also regularly provides the women on her team with organizational visibility and opportunities to drive initiatives. In addition, Fowler leads the Women@Pure North America Chapter.

“At Pure Storage, Amy created the operational design of the FlashBlade business unit, and built the organizational structure, strategy and product marketing surrounding this BU,” said Camberley Bates, Flash Memory Summit Exec Committee and VP, The Futurum Group,. “Her drive and passion have allowed Pure’s customers to boost their Formula 1 race strategy, accelerate DNA sequencing, and power key environmental research. Without question, Amy is a worthy winner of this year’s SuperWomen in Flash Leadership Award.”

“Today, technology is truly all around us, and flash storage is essential to everyday life. For the industry to continue to innovate and develop new products that have a positive impact, we need the creativity and passion of men and women alike,” commented Fowler. “I am excited to support the SuperWomen in Flash team in its mission to encourage more women to join the flash memory industry.”

SuperWomen in Flash
The FMS SuperWomen in Flash program was created five years ago to promote and celebrate the success of women in the flash memory industry, and with the goal of encouraging more women to enter and succeed in the marketplace. The program continues to grow each year with support from a broad group of women, as well as vendors including Kioxia, Micron, IBM and Intel. SuperWomen in Flash draws all genders and nationalities interested in expanding enthusiasm and devotion in the data storage industry.

“I am proud of the work the SuperWomen in Flash team has been doing to attract more women to our industry, and its award program is a reminder of the talent women bring to the flash memory industry,” said Chuck Sobey, Flash Memory Summit Conference Chair, On behalf of the entire FMS team, I would like to congratulate Amy on being our 2023 winner.”

Special Peer Exchange Event
The SuperWomen in Flash team organizes an annual event which offers an excellent opportunity to network with key industry players, and to see exciting new products on display in the FMS exhibit hall. This year’s event will include a rapid Peer Exchange – covering everything from flash technologies to career advice from women who already play leading roles in this industry. This years sponsors, Kioxia and Micron, will help kickoff the session with women leaders provide their perspective on women in the industry and the pressing need of our data driven economy.

During the Peer Exchange, attendees will meet highly talented women and men, and gain exciting insight to help build their businesses and careers further. Participants will be paired up for some quick, ten-minute discussions on important topics, allowing them to network, share their experiences, and gather more knowledge and understanding in the process.

The event will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 4:00 – 6:15 pm at the Hyatt Regency next to the Santa Clara Convention Center. Come early to enjoy a happy hour and networking. The event is complimentary and open to all (and we encourage ALL genders to join). Registration not required but appreciated.

About Flash Memory Summit
Flash Memory Summit will be held August 8-10, 2023, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. Produced by Conference ConCepts, FMS showcases the industry’s key applications, technologies, vendors, and innovative startups that are driving the multi-billion dollar high-speed memory and SSD markets. First held in 2006, FMS is the world’s largest event featuring the trends, innovations, and influencers driving the adoption of flash memory and other high-speed memory technologies within demanding enterprise storage applications, high-performance computing, AI/ML, the cloud, and mobile and embedded systems. Follow us on Twitter @FlashMemorySummit and #FMS2023.


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