PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 30, 2018--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 has developed the next-generation computing platform to power the new era of artificial intelligence. The company was founded in 2017 based on technology from Stanford University Professors Kunle Olukotun and Chris Ré, along with Rodrigo Liang, former Senior Vice President of Processor Development at Oracle. The company’s investors include Walden International, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, and several others. SambaNova is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information please visit us online at sambanova.ai or contact Andrea Hanna at info@sambanova.ai

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