Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Novotny joined Vette Corp. as its Chief Technology Officer in 2006. As a world-recognized expert in electronic cooling, he is one of the few industry specialists in electronic cooling and packaging to achieve the rank of A.S.M.E. Fellow. Mr. Novotny’s experience spans over 25 years, leading multi-discipline international development teams with Aavid Thermalloy, Sun Microsystems, DEC, Codex, Magnavox, and Bell Telephone Laboratories. He is an active force in industry committees in the area of electronic cooling and packaging. Mr. Novotny is a co-founder of the ASHRAE TC 9.9 cooling consortium to create an industry standard for data center cooling, as well as being an influential member of the PCI and InfiniBand industry committees that defined new interconnect bus architecture standards. He holds 16 patents to date, with several patents pending. Mr. Novotny is an A.S.M.E. Fellow, an I.E.E.E. senior member, and a member of I.M.A.P.S., ASHRAE-TC 9.9, Sigma Xi, and Pi Tau Sigma. He has earned Masters and Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York.