Feeds

Silicon Image takes up the Slack

Gentlemen, we salute that surname

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Silicon Image, a California-based outfit dedictated to "multi-gigabit semiconductor solutions for the secure transmission and storage of rich digital media" last week earned itself a place in the Vulture Central Notable Appointments Hall of Fame by hiring the deliciously-named Darrel Slack as its CFO.

Yes, hot on the heels of the news that Bluetooth car kit manufacturer Parrot had married Kipper, we're sure that Reg readers share our excitement of the prospect of Slack putting his feet up on his new desk in Sunnyvale.

For the record, Mr Slack has just completed a stint at Centillium Communications. Before that, he was with Credit Suisse First Boston after 10 years' service with the US Air Force. Said Slack: "I am excited about joining Silicon Image and contributing to the implementation of its secure digital content delivery strategy. I believe this strategy positions us for future growth and profitability."

Slack replaces Bob Gargus as Silicon Image's CFO. We do not know where Gargus is currently fiddling with his desk tidy, and because he does not have an amusing surname, we do not intend to waste valuable time pursuing the matter. ®

Bootnote

We believe that our new "hilarious surnames" strand has a future with those readers who share our juvenile sense of humour. Accordingly, please forward all top-class appointments - it gives us a good excuse to avoid Monday morning "Company makes product", "Company sells product" and "Company makes profit from product" duty.

Related stories

Parrot recruits Kipper

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

More from The Register

next story
Holy vintage vehicles! Earliest known official Batmobile goes on sale
Riddle me this: are you prepared to pay US$180k?
Criticism of Uber's journo-Data Analytics plan is an Attack on DIGITAL FREEDOM
First they came for Emil – and I'm damn well SPEAKING OUT
'It is comforting to know where your data centres are.' UK.GOV does NOT
Plus: Anons are 'wannabes', KKK says, before being pwned
'Open source just means big companies can steal your code.' O RLY?
Plus: Flame of the Week returns, for one night only!
NEWSFLASH: It's time to ditch dullard Facebook chums
Everything hot in tech, courtesy of avian anchor Regina Eggbert
Hey, you, PHONE-FACE! Kickstarter in-car mobe mount will EMBED your phone into your MUG
Stick it on the steering wheel and wait for the airbag to fire
Bible THUMP: Good Book beats Darwin to most influential tome title
Folio Society crowns fittest of surviving volumes
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
Go beyond APM with real-time IT operations analytics
How IT operations teams can harness the wealth of wire data already flowing through their environment for real-time operational intelligence.
Why CIOs should rethink endpoint data protection in the age of mobility
Assessing trends in data protection, specifically with respect to mobile devices, BYOD, and remote employees.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.