Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Dan Fairfax has been named Board Director at Supermicro. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.
Dan Fairfax served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brocade Communications a networking equipment company (“Brocade”) from June 2011 to November 2017. Brocade was acquired by Broadcom in November of 2017. Dan previously served as Brocade’s Vice President of Global Services from August 2009 to June 2011 and Brocade’s Vice President of Business Operations from January 2009 to August 2009. Prior to Brocade Dan served as Chief Financial Officer of Foundry Networks, Inc. (“Foundry”), from January 2007 until December 2008. Foundry was acquired by Brocade in December 2008. Earlier in his career Dan served in executive financial management and/or general management positions at GoRemote Internet Communications, Ironside Technologies, Acta Technology, NeoVista Software, Siemens and Spectra-Physics. He began his career as a consultant with the National Telecommunications Practice Group of Ernst & Young. Dan currently serves on the board of directors of Energous Corporation. Dan holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor of arts degree, with a major in economics, from Whitman College.
Supermicro® (SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced Server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.