SolidFire Adds Venture Capitalist To Board

Boulder-based Solidfire, the developer of flash-based, solid state storage devices, announced Monday that it has added Ron Bernal, a Venture Partner at investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA), to its board of advisors. Bernal also serves on the boards of Boulder Wind Power, Drobo, Firefly Green Technologies, and Leyden Energy, among involvement in other companies, and has been on the boards of Data Domain, ProStor, LifeSize, and other companies. In additoin to Bernal, SolidFire said it has added Dave Cahill as Director of Strategic Alliances; Cahill was previously at Diligence Technology Advisors, RBC Capital Marktes, and EMC. NEA was an investor in SolidFire's $25M round, which it raised in October.