SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – August 7, 2007 – 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. “Tom’s past contributions were instrumental to Mellanox’s continued success in the marketplace, and I look forward to working closely again with Tom to execute Mellanox’s 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.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, high-performance, InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity products that facilitate data transmission between servers, communications infrastructure equipment and storage systems. The company’s products are an integral part of a total solution focused on computing, storage and communication applications used in enterprise data centers, high-performance computing and embedded systems.
Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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