Santa Clara, CA – July 8, 2014 – Netronome, the leading provider of data plane processing solutions for Software-Defined Networks (SDN), today announced the appointment of Sean Maloney to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Maloney held a variety of executive roles during a 30-year career at Intel, most recently serving as chairman of Intel China.
“Sean’s proven track record and deep industry knowledge has made him an invaluable voice and leader in the industry,” said Robert Sansom, chairman of the board at Netronome. “Netronome has achieved record revenue growth and is well positioned for its next phase of opportunities. Sean’s experience and expertise will help him play a major role in defining our company’s strategy to reach its full potential.”
During his tenure at Intel that spanned from 1982 to January 2013, Mr. Maloney’s roles ranged from chief sales and marketing officer to general manager of the Intel Architecture Group. Mr. Maloney worked directly for former CEO Andrew Grove as a technical assistant. He was most recently one of four executive vice presidents that reported to CEO Paul Otellini as the chairman of Intel China where he held the responsibilities for developing the corporate strategy for the world’s largest processor market opportunity. Mr. Maloney was instrumental in driving Intel’s WiFi participation and investment and helped drive their push to support mobile computing.
“Netronome has established a clear leadership position in flow processing, and is poised for great success as data center, service provider and enterprise networks evolve with new solutions such as software-defined networking, network function virtualization, and open compute platforms,” said Mr. Maloney. “I look forward to participating in the strategic activities of the board, and sharing the excitement associated with the first customer products built on the newest generation of flow processors based on the Intel 22nm foundry process.”
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Netronome is the leading developer of high-performance networking solutions for cloud, data center, service provider and enterprise communications products. Netronome’s flow processing solutions increase the performance of virtualized servers by offloading compute-intensive workloads such as network virtualization, security, flow classification, content processing, deep packet inspection and dynamic load balancing. Netronome’s products are used by networking OEMs, ODMs worldwide and include FlowProcessors, FlowNICs and FlowKit software. Netronome’s processors are supported by comprehensive tools and a broad ecosystem of premier partners. Netronome’s products are developed in labs in Santa Clara, CA, Boxborough, MA and Pittsburgh, PA. To learn more about Netronome and its products, please visit www.netronome.com.