Azuki Systems Adds Christopher Lynch to Board of Directors

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Former Acopia CEO Brings Wealth of Content Delivery and Leadership Experience to Azuki

Chris's background in the content delivery network space will be invaluable to our board of directors

Azuki Systems, Inc., an innovator powering a new generation of mobile media, today announced that Christopher Lynch has joined its board of directors. Lynch brings to Azuki 20 years of experience in the computer industry, specifically leading companies through high-growth periods. Lynch will help Azuki as it expands its market share through an innovative wireless platform that major media companies including CBS and Sports Illustrated rely upon to extend their audiences through mobile media.

"Chris's background in the content delivery network space will be invaluable to our board of directors," said Cheng Wu, co-founder and chairman of Azuki Systems. "Azuki has developed a unique wireless platform that has demonstrated immediate and broad benefits to content owners and service providers. As we implement an aggressive growth strategy, we will rely on Chris's expertise in rapidly growing companies and positioning them for success."

Most recently, Lynch was senior vice president of data solutions at F5 Networks, a company focused on ensuring the secure, reliable and fast delivery of applications. He joined F5 from its acquisition of Acopia Networks, where he served as CEO for five years. Prior to Acopia, Lynch was vice president of worldwide content delivery networking sales at Cisco Systems, where he led the company to a leadership position in the content delivery market. He joined Cisco from its acquisition of ArrowPoint Communications, where he was vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and support. He was instrumental in ArrowPoint's IPO and helped grow revenue from zero to a $250 million sales annualized run-rate over 18 months. Prior to ArrowPoint, Lynch was vice president of North and South American sales for Lucent Technologies' Gigabit Ethernet Products Unit. He joined Lucent from its acquisition of Prominet Corporation. Lynch has also held sales leadership positions at Bay Networks, Wellfleet Communications and Digital Equipment Corporation. He earned his MBA from Bentley College and his bachelor's degree in business management from Suffolk University.

"Azuki is an exciting company in a rapidly growing space. In this exploding mobile content market, there is a real need to develop technology that gives users access to more personalized media optimized for the mobile experience," said Lynch. "Azuki is at the forefront of this innovation, and I look forward to helping the company penetrate new markets and expand its reach."

About Azuki Systems
Azuki offers a software service for media companies to deliver a new generation of mobile websites and applications. Azuki powers high quality video, rich community features, and compelling true-to-brand consumer experiences. With Azuki, content providers scale on proven infrastructure and extend desktop services seamlessly across the mobile web. Based in Acton, Mass., Azuki is led by an executive team that has built some of the communications industry's most successful companies. For additional information, please visit, follow Azuki on Twitter at or call 1-978-844-5100.


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