George is a seasoned financial executive with extensive experience in high-growth startups as well as billion-dollar technology companies
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San Francisco, CA (Vocus) March 3, 2010
Penguin Computing, experts in high performance computing (HPC) solutions, today announced that George Oliva has joined the company’s management team as chief financial officer (CFO).
“George is a seasoned financial executive with extensive experience in high-growth startups as well as billion-dollar technology companies,” said Charles Wuischpard, CEO at Penguin Computing. “We are thrilled that he has joined Penguin to help us maintain a strong financial position as we expand into new markets with our turnkey HPC solutions.”
Mr. Oliva has over 25 years of experience in high technology start-ups and high growth companies. He was most recently CFO of Pandigital, a leading digital photo frame supplier. Mr. Oliva also served as CFO of StorCard and Hammer Storage Solutions. He was also director of finance and corporate controller at Lightwave Microsystems Corporation. Previously, Mr. Oliva served as corporate controller at Conner Technology, where he was responsible for corporate planning and analysis as well as providing financial support to the world-wide manufacturing and sales organizations. Mr. Oliva held similar positions with Conner Peripherals and Read-Rite Corporation.
“Penguin continues to leverage its deep expertise in high performance computing to deliver innovative solutions to the market,” said Oliva. “For example, the company recently launched ‘Penguin on Demand’, a new service that delivers a complete HPC solution in the cloud for organizations looking or HPC capabilities without the expense and effort required to acquire HPC clusters. I’m looking forward to working with the Penguin management team to take the company to the next level.”
About Penguin Computing
Penguin Computing, headquartered in San Francisco, specializes in complete, integrated HPC clustering solutions. Penguin has been a successful innovator for over a decade, providing Linux HPC solutions to a variety of industries. Penguin’s staff, including the originator of the Beowulf Cluster architecture, has unsurpassed experience in delivering a powerful combination of fully integrated HPC clusters, comprehensive cluster management software, and services. For more information about Penguin Computing and Penguin products, please go to http://www.penguincomputing.com.
Penguin Computing is a registered trademark of Penguin Computing, Inc. Penguin on Demand is a pending trademark in the U.S. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.
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