Asetek®, the world’s leading supplier of computer liquid cooling solutions, announced today that its CEO, André Eriksen, has been selected as one of HPCWire’s ‘People to Watch’ for 2014. The list is a compilation of the best and brightest men and women from academia, science, and technology whose contributions in HPC (High Performance Computing) have the potential to profoundly impact the world in 2014 and beyond. Finalists are selected by an editorial and executive panel based upon merit with the support of leading thought leaders in the HPC community, many of whom have been honored as past recipients.
“It is an honor to be included alongside this talented group of people,“ said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek. “With the increased interest in liquid cooling the data center, 2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Asetek in particular.”
As the founder of Asetek, André has filled basically all positions in the company over the years and scaled from a young entrepreneur to an experienced and charismatic CEO and he is one out of a very few that has literally taken a company from the basement to the stock exchange.
André's key skills include selling, strong business development, strategic business planning, engineering, manufacturing, fund raising, determination, execution and overall team motivation and management. André is also the main- as well as co-inventor on several patents.
Prior to founding Asetek, André was employed at Danfoss in their management trainee program. André has a practical education as a tool maker, and holds a mechanical engineering degree from Aalborg University. In addition he has completed several executive MBA-level programs at Stanford, MIT and Wharton within management, finance, strategy and entrepreneurship.
Asetek is the world leading provider of energy efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, servers, workstations, gaming and high performance PCs. Its products are used for reducing power and greenhouse emissions, lowering acoustic noise, and achieving maximum performance by leading OEMs and channel partners around the globe.
Asetek’s products are based upon its patented all-in-one liquid cooling technology with more than 1.5 million liquid cooling units deployed in the field. Founded in 2000, Asetek is headquartered in Denmark with offices in California, China and Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.asetek.com.
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