dr. Alex Winokur

dr. Alex Winokur


Dr. Alex Winokur is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Axxana. Dr. Winokur is a world renowned innovator in the areas of data management, data protection and storage. Dr. Winokur has rich background in systems engineering and a proven record of developing high-performance, high-availability storage subsystems. Dr. Winokur is a strong leader with an established record of building R&D organizations, and was named to CRN’s 2010 list of “Storage Superstars.”

Prior to co-founding Axxana, Dr. Winokur was CTO of XIV Information Systems (acquired by IBM) and Founder of Sepaton (Formerly SANgate), a successful start up company in the area of Storage Area Networks (SAN).

Prior to that, Dr. Winokur spent eleven years in the IBM Research Division, achieving the prestigious title of IBM Master Inventor, and authoring and co-authoring over 15 patents in the areas of storage, network management, and telecommunication.

Dr. Winokur holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. from Penn State University.