SambaNova Systems Appoints Dr. Edward Frank to its Board of Advisors
Veteran Engineering Leader, Board Member, and Advisor Joins SambaNova Systems
SambaNova Systems, a rapidly-growing Silicon Valley-based startup company building the most advanced AI and analytics platforms, announced today that Dr. Edward (Ed) Frank has joined the company as a member of its Board of Advisors. Dr. Frank is an industry luminary who brings considerable technology and executive leadership, experience, and expertise to SambaNova Systems.
“Ed’s arrival at SambaNova Systems marks a significant addition to our team of industry veterans and experts who have come together to deliver the next big shift in computing,” said Rodrigo Liang, CEO, SambaNova Systems. “We are thrilled to have him join our Board of Advisors.”
Dr. Frank comes to SambaNova Systems with over 30 years of experience in key roles at companies including Apple, Broadcom, and Sun Microsystems, as well as companies he has co-founded. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at several companies, including Analog Devices and Marvell. Dr. Frank’s expertise and leadership were recently acknowledged with his election to the National Academy of Engineering.
“The immense opportunity to fundamentally change how we architect and implement computer systems happens rarely, perhaps not even once a decade,” said Dr. Frank. “Rodrigo has brought together a fantastic team of highly accomplished engineers and researchers, uniquely positioning SambaNova Systems to lead the way to a new generation of computing. I am very excited to be a part of this effort.”
About SambaNova Systems
SambaNova Systems is building the industry’s most advanced systems platform to run AI applications from the datacenter to the edge. Founded in November 2017 in Palo Alto, California by industry luminaries, hardware and software design experts, world-class innovators from Sun/Oracle, and Stanford University. SambaNova Systems’ mission is to bring AI innovations that have been developed in advanced research to organizations around the world, helping to create AI for everyone, everywhere. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., the company’s investors include funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Walden International, GV, Intel Capital, Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, WRVI Capital and several others. For more information please visit us at sambanova.ai or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.