December 09, 2014 11:00 ET

Razer Adds Finance Veteran Michael L. Pfeiffer to Board of Directors

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2014) - Razer™, a leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced that Michael L. Pfeiffer has joined Razer's board of directors and will chair the audit committee. Mr. Pfeiffer has assisted technology companies with operations in the United States and Asia by serving as a board member and audit chairman. He also brings over three decades of experience in public accounting, primarily in Silicon Valley and Asia. 

"We are delighted to welcome Michael to Razer's board," said Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of Razer. "His expertise will be of great benefit to us as we continue to extend the Razer brand and our product offerings to the growing gaming community worldwide."

Mr. Pfeiffer served as a board member and audit committee chairman of Integrated Memory Logic and BCD Semiconductor. He is currently a board member and chairman of the audit committee of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor. As a board member, he has assisted companies to complete initial public offerings on Nasdaq and on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. During his 18 years as an audit partner in the Silicon Valley office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, he assisted 14 high-tech companies in the fields of semiconductors, peripherals and the internet to complete initial public offerings on Nasdaq. Additionally, he has led integrated audits, including audits of internal controls, of four public companies.

"I look forward to working with Razer as the company continues to develop great products and services and grow its loyal fan base," said Mr. Pfeiffer.

Mr. Pfeiffer is a U.S. certified public accountant. He received a B.A. with honors in Economics from Eckerd College in Florida and an MBA with honors from the University of Oregon.

About Razer:

Razer is transforming the way people play games, engage with other gamers and identify with the gamer lifestyle. Having won the coveted "Best of CES" award consecutively for four years since 2011, the company's leadership in product innovation continues to create new categories for the gaming community. 

Razer's award-winning design and technology include an array of user interface devices and systems, voice-over IP for gamers and a cloud platform for customizing and enhancing gaming devices.

Founded in 2005, Razer is backed by IDG-Accel and Heliconia Capital Management (Heliconia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek. For more information visit

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