Teradici® has announced prominent cloud and open source visionary, Sam Ramji, CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, has joined its Board of Directors. Ramji’s addition rounds out an already impressive board that includes previous CEO of Sana Security and Openwave and Cisco executive, Don Listwin; Peter Charbonneau, former CFO of Newbridge Networks; Tarkan Maner former CEO of Wyse (acquired by Dell) and now CEO of Nexenta; and Steve Munford previous CEO at Sophos.
A 20+ year veteran of the Silicon Valley and Seattle technology scenes, Ramji is the founding CEO of Cloud Foundry, the industry standard cloud application platform. Prior to Cloud Foundry, he was chief strategy officer for Apigee (APIC), designed and led Microsoft's open source strategy, and drove product strategy for BEA WebLogic Integration. Previously he held a range of software engineering positions at firms including Broderbund, Fair Isaac, and Ofoto. He is a member of multiple industry advisory boards and served on the World Economic Forum’s Industrial Internet Working Group.
“Sam’s work has placed him at the epicenter of everything cloud — applications, architecture, open source, technology development, and emerging business models,” said Dan Cordingley, CEO of Teradici. “As a highly regarded visionary throughout the industry, we are thrilled to have Sam join our effort to clearly establish Teradici PCoIP as a leading technology for cloud delivered applications.”
“Teradici has some of the most innovative and disruptive technology for enabling enterprises and ISVs to move mission critical apps to the cloud. I am excited to help the company unlock this tremendous potential,” said Ramji. “Wherever there’s a screen, it needs client software; with PCoIP you can move the client to the cloud. As the proliferation of screens accelerates across the world, Teradici is the natural choice to connect them all to the cloud.”