February 09, 2009

San Francisco Business Times

Packet Design adds former AT&T exec to board

Packet Design Inc. has appointed Hossein Eslambolchi, former chief technology officer of AT&T, to its board of directors.

Eslambolchi is chairman of 2020 Venture Partners. He was AT&T's CTO from 2000 to 2005 and was also president of the AT&T Global Networking Technology Services, president and CEO of AT&T Labs, and chief information officer during his 19 years with AT&T.

Santa Clara-based Packet Design is a supplier of network appliances. Its investors include Advanced Technology Partners, Masthead Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, Allegis Capital and Juniper Networks.