He also held positions at Silicon Graphics, MIPS Computer
Systems, and HP.
Then served as director of financial planning, Tandem Computers, 1981-84; corporate controller, WYSE Technology, 1984-89; VP, corporate controller, MIPS Computer
Systems, 1989-91; SVP of finance and administration and CFO, PeopleSoft Inc.
to produce a new video entertainment system to be powered by a 64-bit RISC microprocessor from MIPS Computer
ACE members are promoting a workstation built around the proposed MIPS Computer
Systems R4000 RISC chip (while maintaining compatibility with the existing R3000 chip) running either OS/2 3.
He cofounded MIPS Computer
Systems, now MIPS Technologies, which designs microprocessors.
Riordan served in various design and managerial roles at MIPS Computer
Systems, where he was instrumental in the definition, design and the development of various microprocessor integrated circuits utilizing the MIPS reduced instruction set computing architecture.
The machines are built around the Mips R3000 microprocessor from Mips Computer
And by endorsing Motorola's RISC chip, the MC88000, both vendors have brought a third power into the RISC-Unix battle, which has been dominated so far by Sun, with its Sparc line, and MIPS Computer
Systems, which manufactures CPUs for Digital Equipment Corp.
Specifically, his experience includes roles as chief executive officer of Cartesis and iMediation, vice president and general manager of Netscape EMEA, as well as senior roles at the Paul Allen Group and MIPS Computer
Riordan was director of CMOS VLSI for MIPS Computer
Systems, where he led development efforts for the R4000 64-bit microprocessor and the M2000 20 mips computer
Mannos joins Silicon Optix with more than thirty years of executive and engineering experience, which includes serving as cofounder of four successful startup companies ultimately purchased by MIPS Computer
, Broadcom, and Micronas.
Earlier career experience includes marketing and product management roles at Maspar Computer Corporation, Mips Computer
Systems, and Hewlett-Packard.