SANTA CLARA, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) (TASE:MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, announced Mr. Tom Riordan rejoined its distinguished Board of Directors.
Tom brings to Mellanox more than 25 years of experience as a developer, manager, and executive in semiconductors and microprocessors, said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. Toms past contributions were instrumental to Mellanoxs continued success in the marketplace, and I look forward to working closely again with Tom to execute Mellanoxs near and long term goals.
Mr. Tom Riordan is currently the president and chief executive officer of Exclara, a fabless semiconductor supplier of ICs for Solid-State Lighting. Most recently, Mr. Riordan was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Bessemer Venture Partners. Prior to Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Riordan was vice president of PMC-Sierra's microprocessor division. Mr. Riordan joined PMC-Sierra when it purchased Quantum Effect Devices (QED), the company he co-founded in 1991. Prior to QED, Mr. Riordan was director of CMOS VLSI for MIPS Computer Systems, where he led development efforts for the R4000 64-bit microprocessor and the M2000 20 mips computer system. He was the principal logic designer of the R2000 RISC microprocessor and the lead designer of the R2010 floating-point co-processor. Mr. Riordan joined MIPS after serving as design engineer with both Weitek Corporation and Intel.
Mr. Riordan holds a B.S. in Engineering, a B.A. in Government, and an M.S. in Engineering, all from Florida Technological University/University of Central Florida.
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