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SambaNova Systems Appoints Dr. Edward Frank to its Board of Advisors


Veteran Engineering Leader, Board Member, and Advisor Joins SambaNova

SambaNova Systems, a rapidly-growing Silicon Valley-based startup
company building the most advanced AI and analytics platforms, announced
today that Dr. Edward (Ed) Frank has joined the company as a member of
its Board of Advisors. Dr. Frank is an industry luminary who brings
considerable technology and executive leadership, experience, and
expertise to SambaNova Systems.

"Ed's arrival at SambaNova Systems marks a significant addition to our
team of industry veterans and experts who have come together to deliver
the next big shift in computing," said Rodrigo Liang, CEO, SambaNova
Systems. "We are thrilled to have him join our Board of Advisors."

Dr. Frank comes to SambaNova Systems with over 30 years of experience in
key roles at companies including Apple, Broadcom, and Sun Microsystems,
as well as companies he has co-founded. He is also a member of the Board
of Directors at several companies, including Analog Devices and Marvell.
Dr. Frank's expertise and leadership were recently acknowledged with his
election to the National Academy of Engineering.

"The immense opportunity to fundamentally change how we architect and
implement computer systems happens rarely, perhaps not even once a
decade," said Dr. Frank. "Rodrigo has brought together a fantastic team
of highly accomplished engineers and researchers, uniquely positioning
SambaNova Systems to lead the way to a new generation of computing. I am
very excited to be a part of this effort."

About SambaNova Systems

SambaNova Systems has developed the next-generation computing platform
to power the new era of artificial intelligence. The company was founded
in 2017 based on technology from Stanford University Professors Kunle
Olukotun and Chris Ré, along with Rodrigo Liang, former Senior Vice
President of Processor Development at Oracle. The company's investors
include Walden International, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Redline
Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, and several others. SambaNova is
headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information please
visit us online at or contact Andrea Hanna at

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