Blue Door Networks adds Networking Industry Veteran to its Board of Advisors
Information Technology industry veteran and co-founder of Extreme Networks to bring his proven track record of business strategy, value creation and success to TAM Technologies and its subsidiary, Blue Door Networks.
Herndon, VA, May 4, 2012 – TAM Technologies announced today that Gordon Stitt has agreed to join the company’s Board of Advisors. Mr. Stitt’s more than 30 years of experience and entrepreneurial success in the information technology industry will contribute to both TAM Technologies’ and Blue Door Network’s future growth. TAM Technologies is a Northern Virginia based private firm that acts as an incubator for small to medium sized technology companies, dedicated to providing assistance to its portfolio companies in areas that include sales, marketing, and operations. Blue Door Networks, a subsidiary of TAM Technologies, is a communications and information technology company that specializes in providing best-in-class solutions for medium sized enterprises.
On TAM Technologies’ Board of Advisors, Mr. Stitt joins industry veteran Michael Thurk of Mariposa Consulting, former Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci, Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer of the Carlyle Group, Curt Buser, and CEO of Astute Technologies, Jonathan Merril.
Mr. Stitt co-founded Extreme Networks in May 1996 and served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Extreme Networks, Inc. from its formation until August 2006. Prior to forming Extreme, in 1989, Mr. Stitt co-founded Network Peripherals, Inc., a pioneer in high speed networking. He served as Vice President of Marketing, then as Vice President and General Manager of the OEM Business Unit until 1995. Mr. Stitt holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Santa Clara University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley.
In addition, Mr. Stitt has served on the Board of Directors for Extreme Networks, and several private companies including RGB Networks, Skyfire Labs and Barracuda Networks. He also serves as chair of the Industry Advisory Board for the Computer Engineering Department at Santa Clara University.
“We are extremely proud to have Mr. Stitt on our Board of Advisors,” said Frank Carlucci, TAM Technologies CEO and President. “Mr. Stitt has an outstanding track record of startup success, value creation and leadership in the information technology industry; we will benefit tremendously from his knowledge, expertise and strategic vision. We’re very happy to welcome him as a member of the board and very fortunate to have him as a resource.”
TAM Technologies’ Board of Advisors plays a key role in defining the strategic agenda and providing advice and guidance to the Company. Mr. Stitt’s knowledge around innovative successful companies will be key to help Blue Door Networks become a leader in the IT industry.
About TAM Technologies, LLC
Headquartered in Herndon Virginia, TAM Technologies, LLC is a private firm that enables small to medium size technology companies to succeed. Our portfolio companies receive assistance in areas that include sales, marketing, operations, financial support along with administration services like legal, human resources and finance. TAM Technologies concentrates on building the infrastructure that is required to scale high growth, and position companies to be market leaders in the information technology industry. Information on TAM Technologies, LLC can be found at www.tamtechllc.com.
About Blue Door Networks, LLC
Headquartered in Herndon, VA, Blue Door Networks, LLC is a communications and information technology company focused on delivering and supporting best in class solutions for medium-sized enterprises across the nation. Our unique combination of flexibility, experienced professionals, industry leading partners and products, a national services and support team, and a focus on the long term, allows us to deliver value at every point throughout the customer experience. The company leverages strong technology and business resources though a flexible, collaborative engagement model to design and build solutions that are open, cost effective, and precisely aligned with each customer’s needs. Blue Door Networks is focused on providing unified communications solutions as well as advanced networking and cloud technologies. Blue Door Networks is a subsidiary of TAM Technologies, LLC. Information on Blue Door Networks, LLC can be found at www.bluedoornetworks.com.
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