Larry Wikelius is Co-Founder of Calxeda and serves as VP of Software Engineering. He brings over 20 years of operational and leadership experience in the high-technology industry. As a technology executive, he has been responsible for product strategy, design, development, delivery and support in product areas, such as enterprise systems management, scalable computing systems, storage systems, system security, network administration, data mining and business intelligence. Larry has also played key roles in a number of startup companies leading to successful liquidity events. Prior to joining Calxeda, he was at Newisys, where he was Vice President for Server and Storage Strategic Alliances. During his tenure there, Newisys grew from no revenue to an annual run rate of over $450 million in just two years. Larry also played a key role in the acquisition of Newisys by Sanmina-SCI (SANM) in 2003. Prior to Newisys, he served in executive level roles at Voyence, Net Perceptions and Hewlett Packard. Larry began his high-tech career as a software engineer at Data General Corporation (now EMC) in Westborough, MA. He holds an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston and has a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. He has also completed executive business courses at the University of Michigan Business School.