Violin Memory names Kevin DeNuccio CEO Violin Memory announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin A. DeNuccio as president and CEO effective immediately. He has also been elected to the Violin Memory Board of Directors. DeNuccio, succeeds Howard Bain III, who was serving as interim CEO. Bain will remain chairman of the Violin Memory Board of Directors. Most recently, DeNuccio managed Wild West Capital, an angel investing, management and technology consulting firm he co-founded in 2012.