Lee House Joins GarrettCom, Inc. as Vice President of Engineering and CTO

FREMONT, Calif. , May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee House joins GarrettCom(TM), Inc. as Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for all software and hardware engineering at GarrettCom, including development locations in California , Massachusetts , Virginia and India .

House has 19 years experience in R&D and product development, with a focus on local and wide area networking including Ethernet and IP. He was most recently Vice President of Engineering for Ditech Networks and has previously held executive and senior management positions at 3Com, IBM, and Jetstream Communications, including responsibilities for product planning, systems level engineering, and leadership of multi-location teams. He received his MBA and MSCE from Duke University, and his BSEE from Christian Brothers University.

"Lee's extensive experience in communications and networking product development, combined with his business background, make him the perfect choice to lead the continued expansion of GarrettCom's software-rich and highly configurable line of hardened industrial networking products," said Frank Madren , GarrettCom President. "Our focus on security and reliability in industrial grade applications requires the best technology implemented in premium software and hardware designs. Lee's leadership will help us reach our aggressive objectives and achieve even greater penetration in our markets."

About GarrettCom

GarrettCom, Inc., Fremont, Calif. , is an industry leader in providing networking solutions for challenging industrial environments, including manufacturing, power utility substations, telecommunications, oil and gas pipelines, traffic control and video surveillance. The company's products provide a comprehensive industrial network architecture encompassing a switched Ethernet core, distributed edge devices for both Ethernet and Serial protocols, and secured connections to various Wide Area Network services. For more information on GarrettCom and its products, visit http://www.garrettcom.com.

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SOURCE GarrettCom, Inc.