Phu Hoang

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, VIRTIUM: SOLID STATE STORAGE AND MEMORY

Innovator of the Year honoree … software for storage, transfer of huge data files … selling props: encryption; saves time, money; real-time, useful data … taps 5G networks, ‘smart’ products, wearables … clients Boeing, GE, IBM, Intel … $75M annual sales; 150 workers … No. 42 fastest-growing midsize OC firm … L Squared Capital-backed … Vietnamese refugee … founded 1997