SOURCE: SeaMicro, Inc.

SeaMicro, Inc.

September 14, 2011 08:01 ET

SeaMicro Adds Industry Veteran Ronald Codd to Board of Directors

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - SeaMicro™, the Silicon Valley pioneer of low power server technology, today announced the addition of Ronald Codd to its board of Directors, effective immediately. Codd brings thirty years of experience in the financial and high tech industries to SeaMicro's board. Among other responsibilities, Codd will lead SeaMicro's audit committee.

"As SeaMicro's growth continues to accelerate we are constantly looking to add exceptional talent in all parts of our organization. We are particularly pleased to add an industry veteran like Ron to our board," says Andrew Feldman, CEO, SeaMicro. "Ron's financial expertise and his proven track record of advising public and private companies as they confront the unique opportunities inherent in hypergrowth makes him a wonderful addition to the team."

"SeaMicro has set a new standard for energy efficiency in the server space. They have brought a massively innovative approach to the server market -- one of the largest markets in all of technology," said Codd. "By listening closely to customers, and through careful engineering, SeaMicro has been able to reduce the power consumed by servers by 75 percent. SeaMicro servers not only reduce customer operating expense but substantially reduce carbon emissions. I am proud to be a part of a company like SeaMicro whose products benefit businesses and the environment."

Previously, Codd was president and Chief Executive Officer of Momentum Business Applications, Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at PeopleSoft, Vice President, Corporate Controller, at MIPS Computer Systems (now MIPS Technologies), and held senior positions at Tandem Computers and Arthur Young & Co. He is currently a board member of DemandTec, Calypso Technology and Drobo (formerly DataRobotics). Formerly, Codd sat on the boards of Data Domain (now EMC), Adept Technology, Agile Software (now Oracle), Interwoven (now Autonomy), Virage (acquired by Autonomy) as well as many other public and private companies. He holds a bachelor's in business from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master's in management from Northwestern University.

About SeaMicro

SeaMicro is transforming the data center landscape by building servers that draw one-quarter the power and take one-quarter the space of traditional servers. By delivering breakthrough innovations borne of multiple technology domains -- CPU design, virtualization, supercomputing and networking -- SeaMicro has created a new server architecture purpose-built for scale out infrastructures such as those found in the web-tier, online gaming, search and index computation. SeaMicro was founded in 2007 and is backed by Khosla Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Crosslink Capital, as well as leading public corporations. The company also received the largest Department of Energy grant given to a server company, $9.3 million as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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