ANN ARBOR — Edward H. Frank has been named a new member of the Ann Arbor-based Sakti3 Inc. board of directors.
Frank is presently co-founder and CEO of Cloud Parity, an early-stage social networking startup in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously, he served at Apple Inc. from 2009 until 2013 as vice president, Macintosh Hardware Systems Engineering. Prior to his tenure at Apple, Frank served as corporate vice president, research and development of Broadcom Corp.
Frank was founding CEO of Epigram Inc., a developer of integrated circuits and software for home networking, which Broadcom acquired in 1999, and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He is director of Fusion-io, and of privately-held eASIC. Frank is a named inventor on more than 50 patents.
Frank earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He serves as a member of the Computer Science and Telecommunications board of the National Research Council, and is a Life Trustee of Carnegie Mellon University.