Asetek Adds Server Industry Veteran Chris Christopher to Its Board of Directors
Christopher brings over 40 years of leadership, management and technology industry experience to leading supplier of liquid cooling for computers.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012
Asetek Inc., the world´s leading supplier of liquid cooling solutions for computers, announced today that server industry veteran, Chris Christopher, has joined its board of directors. Christopher brings over 40 years of leadership, management and technology industry experience that is particularly well suited to assisting the company as it brings liquid cooling to the server and data center cooling market. Christopher has extensive experience in product development, product marketing, supply chain and operations relating to entrepreneurial programs, small and multi-billion dollar businesses. While in Hewlett Packard, he led the product division that developed the whole range of server hardware and systems for HP´s data center business.
“We are pleased to add someone to the board with such deep technology experience as Chris,” said Sam Szteinbaum, Asetek´s Chairman of the Board. “As we focus on the server market opportunity, we look forward to Chris’s contributions to Asetek’s future direction.”
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join Asetek´s board of directors,” said Chris Christopher. “Asetek has excellent technology and products and a committed board and executive team. I am looking forward to working with everyone and contributing to the success of the company in the current and new market segments.”
During his long career with Hewlett Packard he served in a variety of leadership and general management roles. In his most recent role, Christopher was a Senior VP and General Manager of an $18B portfolio consisting of blade-based Client Virtualization systems, Workstations, Desktop PCs and Displays. Christopher holds a BSEE and MSEE from Colorado State University and an Executive MBA from Insead School of Business.
Asetek is the world leading provider of CPU and GPU liquid cooling systems for thermal and acoustic management. The company´s solutions are used by leading OEMs servicing the gaming, workstation and performance PC and data center markets. The company´s liquid thermal management systems deliver superior thermal and acoustic performance in a factory sealed unit that sets new standards for reliability and suitability to large volume production. Leading OEMs use Asetek´s liquid cooling products in systems where end users demand exceptional performance, low noise and maximum reliability.
Asetek technology is also a favorite choice among DIY and enthusiast computer builders. Asetek cooling technologies are available to DIY and enthusiast builders through Intel® and several well respected enthusiast brands. Please see the Partner Products pages on our web site for details.
Founded in 2000, Asetek has offices in San Jose, California, Denmark and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.asetek.com.
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