Teradici Corporation announced the appointment of Val Rahmani, CEO of Damballa and previously an IBM General Manager for software, services, and Internet business units, to its board of directors.
“I am delighted to join this distinguished board and to work with this seasoned management team,” said Ms. Rahmani. “There is tremendous opportunity for Teradici, both in virtual desktops today and in delivering cloud-based applications in the future. Teradici is poised to accelerate the adoption of PC-over-IP technology across large Enterprises and Service Providers.”
Ms. Rahmani has over 25 years of customer-driven business and technical leadership. Prior to her current position as CEO of Damballa Inc., Ms. Rahmani served as General Manager of IBM's Internet Security Systems (ISS) division after IBM's $1.3 billion acquisition of the company. At ISS, she was responsible for the strategic direction, growth and integration of all ISS products, services and research into IBM's overall security offerings. Prior to ISS, Ms. Rahmani held several general management roles within IBM, including multi-billion dollar hardware, software and services businesses. Her IBM experience includes UNIX, mainframe, telco, utilities, global wireless and media markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She also ran a strategy unit, where she focused on emerging markets, global alliances and services business models.
Val holds an MA and a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University in England, and is a member of the British aerobatics team.
Teradici Corporation has developed PCoIP® (PC-over-IP®) technology, a unique remote display protocol which makes network delivered computing a viable corporate computing reality. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada, Teradici for the first time enables an exceptional end user experience for datacenter-based computing. Through a combination of unique graphics algorithms, flexible software solutions and high-performance silicon processing, and workstation/server add-in cards, the company is changing how personal computers are used, deployed and managed.