SAN JOSE, Calif. - Netronome Inc., a developer of network flow processors, has announced Howard Bubb as the company’s new president and chief executive and Perry Grace as chief financial officer.
Bubb brings more than 20 years of experience with success in leading growth for a number of semiconductor and communications companies including Dialogic and Intel’s Communications Infrastructure Group. Netronome founder and CEO, Niel Viljoen, who has been responsible for the company’s technology vision, will become chief development officer.
Grace brings extensive business and financial knowledge from high-tech industries with a history of driving sales and leading companies to successful IPOs.
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.