Edgeware Appoints Michael A. Ruffolo as Chairman
Industry Veteran and Former Akamai and EMC Executive to Lead
Edgeware's Board of Directors
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/13 -- Edgeware, the
technology leader in distributed video delivery, today announces
Michael A. Ruffolo as the new chairman of its board of directors.
Ruffolo, who most recently served as the president and chief
executive officer for Crossbeam Systems, Inc. has more than 28 years
of industry experience. This includes extensive knowledge and
experience from high-tech companies in sales and marketing focused on
content provider, service provider and enterprise customers.
Additionally, Ruffolo has served as a board member for a number of
global companies, further increasing the value of his role on
"Mike's proven background will help Edgeware achieve its growth goals
and maximize its business potential," said Jason Pinto from the
Edgeware Board of Directors. "We are very pleased to have such a
successful and experienced global executive as the new chairman of
"I am delighted that we have attracted someone of Mike's caliber to
our team," said Joachim Roos, Edgeware founder and CEO. "Mike's
background will play a key role in further strengthening our position
as a leading provider of video delivery infrastructure in the global
market, not least in North America."
"With the company's visionary leadership and innovative technology,
this is an exciting time to be part of Edgeware," said Ruffolo.
"Edgeware's cost-effective, distributed video solutions are in high
demand by customers around the world and we are well-positioned to
accelerate our growth and further our market leadership."
Prior to joining Edgeware's board, Ruffolo held the position of chief
executive officer and president at Crossbeam Systems, Inc., chairman
and chief executive officer of Liquid Machines, Inc., executive vice
president and chief operating officer at Akamai Technologies,
executive vice president of global sales, services and marketing at
EMC Corporation and vice president and chief information officer at
the NCR Corporation. Ruffolo received a Masters in Business
Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business
Administration, a Bachelor's of Science from the University of Dayton
and has a post-graduate education in advanced management from the
European Institute of International Business in Fontainebleau,
Edgeware is the technology leader in distributed
video delivery networks, designed to allow operators to monetize
video services such as video on demand (VOD), time shift TV and
network Personal Video Recorder (nPVR), as well as offering wholesale
Content Delivery Networking (CDN) management services. Edgeware
provides the video delivery systems needed to offer video services
across managed and unmanaged networks, with the ability to reach any
screen, at any time, with any content. Edgeware is headquartered in
Stockholm, Sweden, with a U.S. office in Boxborough, Massachusetts.
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