Edward H. Frank, Ph.DDirector
Edward H. Frank, Ph.D. has served as a director since July 2016. He co-founded Cloud Parity Inc., a voice-of-the-customer startup in the SF Bay Area, in late 2013 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until September 2016. From 2009 through 2013, Dr. Frank was Vice President of Macintosh Hardware Systems Engineering at Apple, Inc. where he led the development of four generations of Macintosh laptop and desktop computers. Before joining Apple, Dr. Frank was Corporate Vice President of Research and Development at Broadcom Corporation. Prior to joining Broadcom, Dr. Frank was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Epigram, Inc., a developer of integrated circuits and software for home networking, which Broadcom acquired in 1999. Dr. Frank holds over 50 issued patents. He serves as a director of Analog Devices, Inc., eASIC Corporation, and Quanatenna Communications, Inc., and is an advisor to several Bay Area venture capital firms and startups. Dr. Frank served as a director of Fusion-IO, Inc. from 2013 until July 2014 when it was acquired by SanDisk Corporation. Dr. Frank holds a B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.