Why A3Cube


We are a team of visionary

We are a team of technology and industry veterans. We invent, develop, and bring to the market a new architecture that we call “Hardware accelerated Software Defined System (HSDS™). Our radical new approach at the “ultra”- computing consolidates the compute tier, the storage tier and the communication tier into a single integrated balanced platform.


We solve the most challenging problems

We help to solve the most challenging computing, analytics, virtualization and data driven problems. We also introduce a new plug and play converged computing platform that changes the economy of your data and computation strategy by removing every single bottleneck using a unique collaborative synergetic approach of hardware and software.

We give to our customers the capabilities to generate the maximum value from their data at incredible scale, making everything extremely simple to deploy, maintain and manage.

We transform ordinary servers into ultra-powerful supercomputers.



Founded in 2012 in San Jose, California, A3Cube is among the first companies that understood the key role of data in transforming every aspect of modern society. This vision has led A3Cube to become one of the most innovative and promising companies in the business worldwide.

From the very beginning, A3Cube focused on providing the best solution possible to store, manage, exchange and analyze huge amount of data. For this reason, the increasing number of critical data-driven applications and the increasing amount of data these applications have to manage are strongly supporting the growth of the Company.

Data mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence represent the best known examples of such applications and give a precise idea of where the market is going. The new imperative has become to generate value from data and to be able to take smart actions from them. To accomplish that, data must be analyzed with new tools and in new technological environments increasingly ruled by machine-to-machine communication, distributed storage, cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors.

A3Cube provides solutions specifically tailored for Machine Learning, Data Analytics, High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence. It addresses the most challenging problems with uniquely optimized systems that have no comparison in today’s market proposal.

In 2019 A3Cube established the European subsidiary in Italy, in the Innovation Park located in Galliate (NO), in the heart of the Ticino Valley. Engineer Emilio Billi, co-founder and CTO of A3Cube, is one of the best known and most skilled experts in Artificial Intelligence all over the world.

Management and Boards

Antonella Rubicco


Antonella Rubicco has been at the forefront of high-performance computing for more than 15 years and has led several companies to international prominence with her experience and knowledge about the markets, strategies, and trends driving the industry. Through both consultancy and in senior-level executive positions, she has successfully coordinated complex, multimillion projects, developed key partnerships, and forged business relationships with other companies, universities and research institutes for the HPC hardware and high-speed interconnection market.

As co-founder and CEO of A3CUBE Inc., she is responsible for executing the company’s strategies. Thanks to the success in her activities she has been recognized by Dell as one of the CEOs that have already proven they know how to start and grow a business.

Antonella Rubicco has been included by Dell in the “Founder 50 Club”, that comprises the best people from today’s accelerators, VC firms, top startup organizations. Named as “The 10 Revolutionary Female CEO's to watchout for 2020” by CIO Views magazine in March 2020.



With nearly two decades in the IT industry, Emilio Billi has proven knowledge of the high-performance computing and datacenter markets. He has developed and designed numerous server and supercomputing systems, including massively parallel virtualized clusters and hyper-scalable storage systems as well as other high-performance interconnection and networking systems. He holds eight patents in computer architecture design and related technologies.

As Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, he is responsible for the overall product development and technical direction of the company. Under his direction, A3CUBE is revolutionizing the marketplace for high-performance data analysis and overcoming the challenges of scalable datacenter architecture and technologies. Prior to founding A3CUBE, he ran his own engineering firm for a decade, where he developed the HiDRA personal supercomputer and software suite, the first practical and commercialized compact professional personal supercomputer. He is one of the architects of the latest specification of HyperTransport interconnect technology.

Named as “The 50 Top AI CEOs 2020” by Technology Innovators magazine in March 2020.


ALEX VITALE | Board of Directors Member

Alex Vitale has been a Board member of A3CUBE since May 2015.

He is a Managing Director at GCA Advisors, an independent investment bank focused on the growth actors of the global economy. He has more than 25 years of investment banking experience, providing strategic and financing advice to his clients on a broad range of transactions including domestic and cross-border M&A as well as equity, equity-linked and debt financings.

Prior to joining GCA Advisors, he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Securities where he worked for 15 years and was most recently responsible for coverage of the Electronics Supply Chain sector. He earned a B.A. in Economics from Williams College and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


MARIO MONTANA | Board of Directors Member

Mario Montana has held several positions during his 15+ years with IDT, including Director of the IDT Serial-Switching division. Before transitioning to the Serial-Switching division, he was director of the IDT strategic marketing group, where he was instrumental in many of the company’s acquisitions, including ZettaCom and IMC, which set the stage for the company’s entry into the serial-switching business and prompted opportunities for the company to have a stronger presence in key market segments, including servers, storage and communications. He also served as product line director for the company’s telecommunications, FIFO, logic and timing groups, respectively.

Prior to joining IDT, he held several product marketing and engineering positions with companies such as Zarlink Semiconductor, Exar, Raytheon and Hewlett Packard. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.


MIKE STRICKLAND | Advisory Board Member

Mike Strickland has more than twenty five years of computer, networking and storage experience with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Silverback Systems and Altera. He currently is leading the FPGA High Performance Computing vision across Altera, which is now part of Intel.  

Previously he has led the development and launch of numerous products including networking, storage management, TCP/IP Offload and iSCSI.  He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Brown University and a M.S. degree in management from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T

NORBERTO BERTAINA | Advisory Board Member

Norberto Bertaina has been working for years in the field of Start Up Companies & Business Accelerator, in particular as a Human Resources Manager and co-responsible in the development of a Swiss Incubator. He has been also a Project Manager for a technological Start Up company, dealing with its product development, possible markets identification and potential financial sources.  

This expertise has evolved from his previous position as a Graphic designer, Brand Identity creator and Marketing expert. He began working as an Art Director in a Communication and Printing Company in which he progressed rapidly, finally to become a Managing Director.

In 2010, he founded and took responsibility as CEO for his own company, the Norberto Bertaina Design Agency for Communication and Printing. His interests include the Arts, the Beauty and the new technologies, being truly enthusiastic for products combining these key passions. He holds a first-level degree in Marketing from SAA Business School. 

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