FREMONT, Calif. – January 7, 2014 –
Penguin Computing, experts in high performance and enterprise computing solutions, announced today that the company’s Board of Directors has promoted Tom Coull to President and CEO. Coull, formerly a Senior Vice President at Penguin, is replacing Charles Wuischpard, who is leaving to become Vice President of the Data Center Group at Intel.
“I am pleased to announce Tom’s appointment as President and CEO,” said Charles Wuischpard. “In his previous role as Senior Vice President, Tom worked closely with me to shape and drive Penguin’s growth strategy, diversify our service offerings, expand our global footprint and deliver superior business results. I am confident that Tom will continue to maintain the momentum we have seen with Penguin over the past few years.”
Tom Coull joined Penguin Computing in December 2008 with 22 years of CEO and GM experience at startup and mid-stage public and private technology companies. At Penguin, Coull has been responsible for engineering, product development, services, support and the growth of Penguin’s HPC Cloud business. A seasoned general manager with broad high-performance computing expertise and a successful background in bringing innovative products to market, Coull will guide the company’s strategy as it continues to grow revenues and capture market share.
“It is a great privilege to be asked to lead Penguin at this important time in the company’s history,” said Coull. “Working with Charlie, we have accelerated Penguin’s growth over the last few years and have firmly established the company as a leader in HPC and enterprise computing and storage solutions. I look forward to continue working with this great team as we leverage Penguin’s technology expertise, focus on innovation, product development capability and leadership position in cloud computing to provide world-class solutions to our clients.”